Category: April 2020

Pai Thanks Broadcasters for Education Efforts

From the NAB: On March 16, NAB, network representatives and station groups had a telephone conference with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and members of his staff regarding broadcasters’ response to the coronavirus outbreak. Chairman Pai thanked broadcasters for their efforts to keep viewers and listeners informed during this rapidly evolving crisis. The chairman specifically thanked NAB… read more

Award-Winning College Radio Talk Show Connects At-Home Students with MSU Scientists

The Sci-Files, recently recognized as the No. 1 college radio talk show by the MAB Foundation’s  2020 Michigan Student Broadcast Awards, offered students who are now learning at home the chance to connect with scientists researching at Michigan State University. Students had the opportunity to virtually meet Michigan State University scientists from the award-winning specialty… read more

Congress Passes Stimulus Bill that Includes Relief for Broadcasters

From the NAB: March 27, 2020 Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a $2 trillion stimulus package, which among other things provides substantial funding for business-oriented economic relief in response to the coronavirus pandemic. I am pleased the final legislation includes provisions NAB strongly advocated for on behalf of broadcasters to ensure your ability… read more

FCC Extends Due Dates for Quarterly Issues Programs Lists, Children’s Television Reports

From MAB Washington Attorney David Oxenford: The FCC has released a Public Notice announcing that they are giving stations more time in which to upload their Quarterly Issues Programs lists to their online public file and to file their first Annual Children’s Television Report. The Quarterly Issues Programs list are required to be uploaded to… read more