Tag: Federal Communications Commission

Christian hire hampered by theft, tangled in red tape

The fifth time was a attract for WINW Joy 1520 AM Radio. Well, not really. On Feb. 23, a station, that facilities black-gospel music, was rendered wordless after copper thieves shop-worn a conductor located in Plain Township. It remarkable a…

National Latino Broadcasting to Launch New Channels on Sirius XM Radio

THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION RECENTLY ANNOUNCED THAT SIRIUSXM HAS IMPLEMENTED ITS MERGER CONDITIONS NATIONAL LATINO BROADCASTING HAS BEEN SELECTED AND IT WILL OPERATE FOUR NEW LATINO THEMED CHANNELS National Latino Broadcasting, LLC. (NLB), a newly formed subsidiary of Eventus, the…

Sirius CEO Reaches Out To New Investors To Save Company

Sirius XM chief executive Mel Karmazin is reaching out to potential investors. His company has $175 million in debt due Tuesday, and $350 million more due in May. The company has begun to fill out paperwork in the event it…

OH NO: FCC Payola Probe Targets Spanish-language stations

The Federal Communications Commission has launched an investigation into payola allegations at some of the Rio Grand e Valley's most popular Spanish-language radio stations. But the commission's enforcement bureau remains tight-lipped about the extent and exact nature of the probe….

Julius Genachowski, Technology Executive, Said to Be Obama's FCC Choice

Julius Genachowski, a technology executive and former Federal Communications Commission official who worked for Barack Obamaâ„¢s campaign, is the president-electâ„¢s choice to lead the agency, a Democratic official said. As head of the body that regulates telephone, cable and broadcast…

House report finds leadership breakdown at FCC

In a scathing report released Tuesday, congressional investigators outlined a pattern of mismanagement, dysfunction and abuse of power at the Federal Communications Commission under the agency’s Republican chairman, Kevin Martin.The report “” the result of a nearly yearlong, bipartisan investigation…

IBBA FALL BROADCAST CONVENTION DETROIT OCT 10,11,12,

The Clock is Ticking and the countdown is on for the IBBA Fall Broadcast Conference and Icon Awards held on the same dates of The 40th National Conference of Black Lawyers Convention and The Motown Alumni Convention on October 10,…

SENATORS EXPRESS CONCERN OVER FCC LOCALISM MANDATES

WASHINGTON, DC — Twenty-three senators have expressed their ‘substantial concern’ over recent proposals by the Federal Communications Commission that would dictate how broadcasters serve their local communities, placing additional regulatory burdens on local radio and television stations. In a letter…

BROADCASTERS URGE END TO ADVERTISING ‘DICTATES’

– NAB, RAB, and TVB: Discrimination in station ad buys ‘has no place’ in today’s media market – WASHINGTON, DC — The National Association of Broadcasters, the Radio Advertising Bureau and the Television Bureau of Advertising joined forces last week…