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March Madness Trademarks: It’s March Spring and You Do Not Want to Make the NCAA Mad Angry at You

It’s Sunshine Week: All About Government Transparency – and the Public’s Right to Know

Sunshine Week is March March 10-16, 2019.  From the Radio-Television Digital News Association:  “Journalists across the country are finding it increasingly difficult (and expensive) to access public records and also to access public officials, facing on a daily basis increased barriers to press access to those elected or appointed to represent the people our members… read more

Bipartisan Coalition Introduces Local Radio Freedom Act in House, Senate

A bipartisan coalition of 124 Members of Congress have joined together to introduce resolutions in the House of Representatives and the Senate opposing “any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge” on local broadcast radio stations. The Local Radio Freedom Act (LRFA) signals Members of Congress’s opposition to any potential legislation that would impose… read more

Steven Karl Meuché: 1944-2019

The MAB has learned that former WKAR Director of Broadcasting Steven Meuché, passed away January 23. at age 74. He received both a B.A. and M.A. in telecommunications from Michigan State University. He spent his career, beginning in 1965, at MSU, where he eventually became the general manager of WKAR radio stations and director of… read more

Discount for MAB Members to Cyber Security for Broadcasters Retreat

Send your engineering, IT or security leader to the only cybersecurity conference targeted specifically to the needs of broadcasters. And take advantage of a State Association Member Discount on registration. It’s the Cyber Security for Broadcasters Retreat, February 20-21, 2019 in Orlando, FL. TVNewsCheck’s Cybersecurity for Broadcasters Retreat gathers engineering, IT and security managers to… read more

52 Michigan Stations Air Gubernatorial Broadcast

The MAB and MAPB is proud to announce that 27 Michigan Television Stations and 24 Michigan Radio Stations aired our broadcast of the 2019 Gubernatorial Broadcast on New Year’s Day as Governor Gretchen Whitmer took the oath of office. The MAB would like to thank AT&T/Michigan for partially underwriting the broadcast.  Without their participation, the… read more