Credible threat to journalists ahead of Inauguration

This is unlikely to be news to any of you given the events at the Capitol in Washington last week but the Radio Television Digital News Association, the National Association of Broadcasters, and other organizations supporting journalists have learned about credible threats to journalists... Read More.

November RMT moved to Monday Nov. 2

In order to avoid any confusion or commotion surrounding the upcoming election, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency along with the State Emergency Communications Committee has elected to perform November’s Required Monthly Test on MONDAY November 2, rather than the previously scheduled Tuesday, November 3. The... Read More.

OSD shares FDA Advisory on hand sanitizer

FDA Advisory Regarding Hand Sanitizer The Operational Services Division is sharing this information to help prevent exposure to a potential health risk associated with the use of certain hand sanitizers manufactured in Mexico. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued an advisory to... Read More.

FCC reminds stations not to air EAS attention signal

From the FCC: As we are all preparing for next week’s nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alert System (WEA) on September 20th, just a reminder to broadcasters and cable providers not to air the audio attention signal for WEA... Read More.

NAB Agreement With Sony Brings Flexibility Back to Music Streaming

By David D. Burns, Pillsbury Law The NAB has negotiated a waiver agreement with Sony Music Entertainment that will once again enable radio stations to stream Sony-licensed music unhindered by certain restrictions established by the statutory music streaming license. Stations wishing to take advantage of the... Read More.