Business and Law
Job Losses and Questions Come in the Wake of iHeart Reshuffling
Reports of layoffs mount; IHM emphasizes tech as the “number one audio company in...
FCC Moves to Cancel Forfeitures After Catching its Own Errors
Three N.C. broadcasters were initially accused of failing to submit timely license renewals
Alleged Deception Costs FM Broadcasters Their License
FCC judge ruled parties do not possess basic qualifications to remain a licensee
Latest Enhancements For Wireless Emergency Alerts Go Live
WEA release 3.10 offers many updates, including support of Spanish-language alerts
Out-of-Date Online Files Being Investigated by FCC
All stations advised to confirm now they are in compliance with public file rules...
General Motors Adds SiriusXM With 360L to Some 2020 Models
Company says platform will be available on 13 Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC vehicles
NAB and NPR Press FCC to Allow Asymmetric Sidebands
That option now requires experimental authority
FCC Proposes Record-breaking Forfeitures to Pirate Radio Operators
Commission hands down fines totaling more than $600,000 to two alleged operators
FCC Seeks Input on Analog Radio as Digital TV Service
Looks to refresh LPTV ancillary service docket
FCC Allocates $17.2 Million to FM Stations Hit by Repack
So far 87 FM stations have met the requirements and now can submit invoices;...
Failing to Notify FCC of Primary Station Change Proves Costly
Though the violation was short-lived, the commission handed out a $2,000 notice of proposed...
FCC to Consider New Licensing Rules for LPFM/Noncom Stations
Desires to make it easier and less burdensome for prospective licensees
C-Band Plan: Something For All, Except Satellite Ops
FCC Chairman Pai says a 2020 public auction is the way to go
FCC Officially Proposes to Allow All-Digital on U.S. AM Band
Switchover would be optional by station; analog-only receivers would not hear those stations
NAB, Content Companies See Protection of C-Band Services as “Critical”
Backs FCC’s initial plans and commits to working on smooth transition
NAB Adds Broadcast Essentials to Education Resources
New courses address needs of new radio and TV employees
Study Highlights “Five Secrets for Automotive Advertisers”
iHeartMedia says the findings challenges common assumptions in the ad community
O’Rielly Tells MBA “We Are Playing a Long Game” Against Pirate Operators
He also addressed payola and media modernization
Construction Extension Request Denied Despite Hurricane Impact
The Media Bureau said permitee failed to demonstrate that delay in construction was directly...