The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association joined with many other State Broadcasters Associations in expressing concern that certain aspects of the US Forest Service’s current and proposed permitting process violate the First Amendment by imposing a “prior restraint”... Read More.
Broadcasters by and large had a successful year in Washington in 2014 but many of the same challenges will rear their heads again next year. Performance rights were and will be a topic of discussion in the halls of Congress. In 2014, Congressmen Michael Conway... Read More.
Never in human history have there been so many choices for entertainment. In 2015, consumers will face an unprecedented number of options when it comes to how they spend their time. Want to listen to music? There’s broadcast radio, internet radio, podcasts, CDs, vinyl(!),... Read More.
The Massachusetts Broadcasting Awards presented at ‘Sound Bites’ 2014 saw the most diverse group of stations winners to date. Overall, forty-one first place and merit awards were handed out in from 146 entries over twelve categories. A full list of winners can be found... Read More.
Stepping aboard the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association as the new Member Coordinator is local videographer Brittany Debelis. After four years in the United States Navy, Brittany returned home to her native New Hampshire to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts. Her professional experiences include interning at Florentine... Read More.
This year’s version of Sound Bites, the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association’s Annual Meeting and Mingling event, was the most successful to date. Just fewer than 180 Massachusetts Broadcasters packed the Verve Hotel in Natick for an afternoon of seminars and an evening of mingling, food,... Read More.
Target, AT&T and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission are only a few of the major enterprises to suffer high-profile cyber-attacks in recent months. In fact, a host of radio stations in Arkansas, Virginia and elsewhere... Read More.
The first year of the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association’s Paid Internship Program is in the books and by all accounts it was largely successful for both our participating stations and interns. The MBA awarded seven internships to member stations... Read More.
Each year, the MBA is pleased to hand deliver 21 scholarships to deserving students. Ten students are awarded a $1,000 Families in Broadcasting Scholarship, created to aid employees at member stations as their children pursue higher education. Students... Read More.