Medford, MA (November, 17 2016) – Bill Fine, President and General Manager of Hearst Television’s WCVB-TV was named 2016 Broadcaster of the Year by the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association (MBA). The award, the Association’s highest honor, was presented at Sound Bites, the Association’s awards... Read More.
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.
By Matt Waite If all the talk about new drones rules has you ready to buy one for your newsroom, there are a few things you ought to know first. Just because the FAA says there's a legal path to drone use doesn't mean you... Read More.
On September 6, the Federal Communications Commission released a "fact sheet" entitled "WHAT YOU OWE – MEDIA SERVICES LICENSEES FOR FY 2016." This fact sheet outlines the regulatory fees due from AM, FM and television... Read More.
The Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame will hold their 10th Annual Induction Awards Ceremony and Luncheon on October 13th at the Boston Marriott Quincy Hotel. The ceremony, which will begin at noon (sharp), will see... Read More.
The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association, along with other State Broadcasters Associations representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, recently filed Joint Comments in strong support of the FCC’s proposal to eliminate the rule which requires broadcasters to maintain letters and e-mails... Read More.
By now you've heard of the mobile game that's swept the nation. Pokemon Go, based on the Japanese video game and anime series Pokemon (short for pocket monsters), has brought thousands of people out into the streets with their eyes trained on their smartphones.... Read More.
MBA AWARDS $23,000 IN BROADCASTING SCHOLARSHIPS July 15, 2016 (Medford, MA) – The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association (MBA) is pleased to announce that they have awarded ten students with 2016-2017 Student Broadcaster Scholarships in the amount of $2,000, as well as one student with the... Read More.