Dear MBA members, This year has brought an almost unfathomable number of challenges to our radio and television members and to our communities. COVID-19, civil unrest, a growing antagonism towards journalists, and an exceptionally divisive election cycle have made all of our jobs more difficult. It... Read More.
Thanks to our friends at the North Carolina Association of Broadcasters and the firm of Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey, and Leonard, the MBA is providing its members a comprehensive list of the items to be included in the online public file. All commercial and... Read More.
The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association, in conjunction with the Michigan Association of Broadcasters, will present a webinar discussing the upcoming transition for radio station public files. Please join us for: Online Public Files- Radio, You’re up Next! Thursday, June 2 at 1pm Eastern Presented by David Oxenford, of Wilkinson... Read More.
On behalf of all 50 State Broadcasters Associations, a letter was filed with the Commission on August 28 in response to the Commission’s request for comment on whether it should initiate a rule making proceeding... Read More.
Your station pays for a professional photographer to take head shots of you most popular DJ or news anchor for use in a mailer and in your lobby. Can you use that photo on your website? Your station buys syndicated programming; can you stream it on your... Read More.
The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association, along with 46 other State Broadcasters Associations, joined in filing with the FCC an ex parte letter in continuing opposition to the requirement that television stations post their political files online, particularly given... Read More.
From an FCC press release - 7/6/12 On July 17, 2012, the FCC will conduct a public demonstration of the database it has developed to host the online public inspection file for television... Read More.
The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association and forty-five other State Broadcasters Associations joined in Comments challenging, before the FCC and the Office of Management and Budget, the Commission's new requirement that television stations... Read More.