Category: January 2018

Energy & Commerce Committee Democratic Roster Released

U.S. House Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) announced the full Democratic rosters for the six subcommittees in the 116th Congress, including the six subcommittee chairs and the full Committee Vice Chair, who were elected by the Democrats on the Committee. The six subcommittees and their chairs are: Subcommittee on Communications and Technology –… read more

Fred Jacobs Inducted to Radio Hall of Fame

On November 15, Jacobs Media Strategies Founder/President Fred Jacobs was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame at ceremonies in New York City. His inclusion recognizes his contributions to radio broadcasting over more than three decades. Fred is the first radio consultant to ever be inducted. The MAB thanks Jackson Radio Works’ Bruce and… read more

Pillsbury Advisory: A Sexual Harassment Sea Change for Employers?

Pillsbury recently released an Advisory on dealing with sexual harassment claims.  “Sexual harassment within the workplace is not a new issue. In both Europe and the United States, the law has provided protection for employees against harassment for many years. A TUC/Everyday Sexism Report in 2016 conducted a survey of women in the UK workplace… read more

The Power of the Human Voice

Editor’s Note: The views and opinions of this article do not necessarily reflect those of the MAB. Contact the MAB for information on the MAB’s official editorial policy. By: Dick Taylor,  CRMC/CDMC DickTaylorBlog.com I recently saw the latest Star Wars movie “The Last Jedi.” It was powerful in many ways, not the least of which… read more

WXYZ and WMYD Donate Money for Books

E.W.. Scripps Company’s WXYZ-TV and WMYD-TV (Detroit) celebrated National Reading Day by delivering a check for $10,000 to the St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Center in Detroit. The money was donated by The Scripps Howard Foundation, as part of its national “If You Give a Child a Book …” literacy campaign. The money will be… read more

Shuldiner Named New Audio Division Chief At FCC

The Federal Communications Commission has announced the appointment Albert Shuldiner as Chief of the Media Bureau’s Audio Division. The Audio Division of the Media Bureau licenses commercial and noncommercial educational AM, FM, FM Translator, and FM Booster radio services, and the noncommercial educational Low Power FM radio service. The division provides legal analysis of broadcast,… read more