With a firmware update to bring Sage EAS devices into compliance with an upcoming Dec. 12 FCC deadline delayed, the Federal Communications Commission has issued an order allowing Sage Alerting System customers an extension of the deadline to March 11, 2024. The update, required of... Read More.
Awards were handed out to broadcast radio and television stations in nineteen categories at the Sound Bites Awards sponsored by the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association on Thursday, November 16 at the Framingham Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center. Guests included National Association of Broadcasters Senior... Read More.
The Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) Media Bureau recently released a reminder to commercial and noncommercial broadcasters of their upcoming requirement to file their 2023 biennial ownership reports on FCC Form 2100, Schedule 323 or 323-E, respectively. The reports are required to be filed by every... Read More.
Chairwoman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Competition Policy, Antitrust and Consumer Rights Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and John Kennedy (R-LA) re-introduced the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act (JCPA) on Friday March 31, 2023. The bill boasts 13 original co-sponsors. The JCPA would: Empower... Read More.
The National Association of Broadcasters has released new We Are Broadcasters spots that focus on the enduring value of local broadcasting. The spots offer an opportunuity to remind policymakers that local broadcasting is an ever-evolving medium with an enduring legacy. The spot juxtaposes history with... Read More.
On September 22, 2022 nine prestigous radio and television broadacsters were inducted into the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame during a luncheon induction at the Boston Marriott Quincy Hotel. Inducted into the Hall of Fame by emcee Jordan Rich and Hall of Fame Committee Chairman... Read More.
New York, NY – August 15, 2022 – It is with great sadness that the Broadcasters Foundation of America shares the sad news of the passing of its longtime President and beloved broadcaster Jim Thompson. ... Read More.
The pandemic, on top of coverage of protests, school shootings, etc. weigh heavy on any person and young reporters are particularly susceptible because they are often seeing these things up close and, for many, it's their first time being involved with this type of news.
WCRN TV 31 Boston has launched the region’s first ATSC 3.0/Next Gen TV platform. A cutting-edge technology, ATSC 3.0 datacasting and the NextGen TV/Radio technical platform is based on Internet Protocol (IP), transforming televisions into web browsers, opening a world of possibilities for the... Read More.
On June 15, 2022 several television and radio members of the Massaschusetts Broadcasters Association (MBA) participated in a "Guardsman for a Day" event put on by the Massachusetts Army National Guard and the MBA. The event highlighted some of the training that our local... Read More.