National Association of Broadcasters

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Name: National Association of Broadcasters
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Sinclair Sues to Stop Incentive Auction

WASHINGTON— Sinclair Broadcast Group has filed a petition in federal courtto stop next year’s spectrum incentive auction. The Baltimore-area broadcastgroup asked the court to vacate the June 2 final order of the FederalCommunications Commission’s auction ... [Published TV Technology - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

NAB: FCC Should Condition AT&T/DirecTV on TV Carriage

(FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United StatesThe National Association of Broadcasters is telling the Federal Communications Commission that if it decides to approve the AT&T/DirecTV merger, it should consider putting in a condition requiring ... [Published Benton Foundation - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Sinclair Challenges Incentive Auction in Court

Sinclair Broadcasting has challenged the FCC's broadcast incentive auction order in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, essentially reading it the riot act.Sinclair said that as a broadcaster it was “aggrieved and otherwise injured" ... [Published Multichannel Online - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

NAB Neutral on Net Neutrality

Broadcasters may be fighting for a foothold in the broadband future, but they are not making much of a stir in the network neutrality docket.But religious broadcasters are an exception, taking aim at alleged blocking not by ISP's but by edge provider ... [Published Multichannel Online - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Radio Show Attendance Down

9-16-14The numbers are still preliminary, however, the NAB tells Radio Ink attendance to the Radio Show in Indianapolis was down by about 200 people. Last year 2,304 people attended the show in Orlando. Last week in Indianapolis attendance was right at ... [Published Radio Ink - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

The 5th Marconi Award Arrives at EIB Southern Command

September 16, 2014BEGIN TRANSCRIPTRUSH: You're listening to the five-time winner of the prestigious Marconi award for excellence in syndicated and network programming, broadcasting. I was awarded by the National Association of Broadcasters last week.In ... [Published RushLimbaugh.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Viewers Choose Broadcast Television News Over Cable to Watch President's ISIS Speech

WASHINGTON , Sept. 15 -- The National Association of Broadcasters issued the following news release:Three times as many Americans tuned into broadcast television news channels than cable news networks to watch President Barack Obama's September 10 speech ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Amendments for Satellite Bill Teed Up

With the baseline STAVRA satellite compulsory license reauthorization bill text now  out for comment and perusing , ammendments are being collected to try to steer it in one direction of another, including ones sure to raise the ire of cable operator ... [Published Multichannel Online - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

PBS: Incentive Auction Rules Reverse Legal Precedent

WASHINGTON —The nation’s top public TV station groups say incentive auctionrules adopted by the Federal Communication Commission in May reverse theregulator’s own precedent. PBS, the Association of Public Television Stationsand the Corp. for Public Broadcasting ... [Published TV Technology - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Objections to New EAS Standards

Broadcasters and cable operators have objected to proposed new FCC standards for the Emergency Alert System.Rick Wimberly | September 15, 2014The FCC wants to make changes in the Emergency Alert System (EAS). Broadcasters and cable operators have expressed ... [Published Emergency Management - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

How We Won The Marconi

, TownsquaremediaI have been working in radio for almost twenty years.  I don’t if I buy the old saying that time flies, when you’re having fun, but it’s been a great run.  I have been with you here in the Treasure Valley for over five years and I have ... [Published 580 KIDO - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Broadcasters appear to drop opposition to TV bill

Broadcasters who previously seemed ready to fight a Senate TV bill appear to have dropped their opposition, which could pave the way for easy passage.Late on Friday, the Senate Commerce Committee circulated a new draft version of legislation to extend ... [Published The Hill - Sep 15 2014]

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...campaigns to audiences across the country without the generous support of the media," said Peggy Conlon, President and CEO of the Ad Council. "We are thrilled to have the opportunity to recognize Clear Channel as an outstanding partner that has made a significant impact in improving the safety and well-being of Americans."
Sinclair seeks review of the order on the grounds that it "was adopted in excess of the Commission's authority; violates the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012...is arbitrary, capricious, and an abuse of discretion under the Administrative Procedure Act and violates Section 5(c) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, 47 U S C § 155(c); and is otherwise contrary to law."
...show has always been the most important," said Ken Aagaard, Executive Vice President, Operations, Engineering & Production Services, CBS Sports. "I have also been fortunate to achieve such a long career by surrounding myself with a lot of good people. I am honored to receive this award and share it with a lifetime of colleagues."
...or not the deal should be approved -- though it clearly has issues, particularly when the FCC has not loosened broadcast ownership restrictions. "Allowing unfettered consolidation among MVPDs while broadcasters continue to operate under decades-old rules would be arbitrary and capricious" it said. But in its comments to the FCC, NAB points out that DirecTV does not deliver local TV station signals to 13 TV markets and sees the deal as...

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Broadcast Industry Bill Loses a Big Talker: “Lo... [Published Associations Now - Sep 18 2014]
Conga Room to Host Official Birthday for Radio ... [Published Prlog - Sep 18 2014]
Will Mayor Ballard run for third term? Will Gov... [Published Indianapolis Recorder - Sep 18 2014]
Sinclair Challenges Incentive Auction in Court [Published Multichannel Online - Sep 17 2014]
CBS Sports Executive Ken Aagaard to Receive New... [Published WGNT - Sep 17 2014]
NAB Neutral on Net Neutrality [Published Multichannel Online - Sep 17 2014]
What Would Unity in the Radio Community Look Like? [Published Billboard - Sep 17 2014]
NAB: FCC Should Condition AT&T/DirecTV on TV Ca... [Published Benton Foundation - Sep 17 2014]
Radio Show Attendance Down [Published Radio Ink - Sep 17 2014]
The 5th Marconi Award Arrives at EIB Southern C... [Published RushLimbaugh.com - Sep 17 2014]
OVERNIGHT TECH: FCC formally asked to block AT&... [Published The Hill - Sep 17 2014]
NAB Recognizes 2014 Marconi Recipients [Published Radio Magazine - Sep 16 2014]
Potbelly opens Tuesday; coffee shop Wednesday a... [Published Prairie Business - Sep 16 2014]
Suicide Contagion: How the Media Can Help Fight... [Published LiveScience.com - Sep 16 2014]
Viewers Choose Broadcast Television News Over C... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 16 2014]
Amendments for Satellite Bill Teed Up [Published Multichannel Online - Sep 16 2014]
Broadcast Audience for Obama's ISIS Speech Thre... [Published TV Technology - Sep 15 2014]
PBS: Incentive Auction Rules Reverse Legal Prec... [Published TV Technology - Sep 15 2014]
At U.S. wireless convention, spectrum is on eve... [Published Telecom Engine - Sep 15 2014]
Objections to New EAS Standards [Published Emergency Management - Sep 15 2014]
How We Won The Marconi [Published 580 KIDO - Sep 15 2014]
NCTA Says It Is OK With STAVRA Bill [Published Multichannel Online - Sep 15 2014]
Broadcasters appear to drop opposition to TV bill [Published The Hill - Sep 15 2014]
Broadcast-Friendlier STAVRA Draft Circulated [Published Multichannel Online - Sep 14 2014]
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Why TV broadcasters are suddenly sounding a lot... [Published Faster Forward - Sep 08 2014]
Sports broadcaster Bob Costas looks into the camera while on set during  a game between the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys last year in Arlington, Tex. (AP Photo/LM Otero) Late last week, two senators formally rolled out a plan that, if passed, ...
Why TV broadcasters are suddenly sounding a lot... [Published Post Tech - Sep 08 2014]
Sports broadcaster Bob Costas looks into the camera while on set during  a game between the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys last year in Arlington, Tex. (AP Photo/LM Otero) Late last week, two senators formally rolled out a plan that, if passed, ...
At U.S. Wireless Convention, Spectrum Is On Eve... [Published Clusterstock - Sep 08 2014]
By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) - This year's top U.S. wireless convention descends on Las Vegas on Monday and will no doubt be abuzz with massive telecom mergers and major policy undertakings of the industry's new top regulator. But the less ...
The International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Aug 26 2014]
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society and the National Association of Broadcasters to present “Con-Tech 2015: The Preview Seminar” 9/24/14 - Paramount Pictures Studios, Hollywood ...
Study disputes predictions of coming spectrum c... [Published PC World: Techlog - Aug 22 2014]
Widely accepted projections of a shortage of mobile spectrum may not be as dire as many analysts in the mobile and tech sectors are making it out to be, according to a new study. Projections on the growth of mobile spectrum use in recent years have ...
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