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Tag: Issue 16

WXYZ-TV Debuts Gun Violence Documentary Online

WXYZ-TV (Detroit) journalists are exploring the staggering impact of gun violence in a digital short film documentary, Beyond the Bullet: The Cost of Gun Violence in Detroit. The special presentation on WXYZ.com goes beyond the headlines to explore the lasting impact of shootings on victims, taxpayers, and society. “At WXYZ, we’re digging deeper to create unique… read more

WLNS News Crew Helps Clean Up Lansing

On May 6, members of the WLNS-TV (Lansing) news staff helped Habitat for Humanity’s “Rock The Block” day in Lansing. WLNS anchors Sheri Jones and Chivon Kloepfer, along with meteorologist Emily Wahls, joined other companies and organizations and offered a days worth of sweat to help clean up, paint, and repair homes and yards in Lansing’s Old Town… read more

House Passes Public Threat Alert System

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a public threat alert system in an effort to “lessen the scale of future tragedies.” House Bill 5442 passed 106-2 and would require the Department of State Police to establish and maintain a public threat alert system plan to activate as called for under departmental policies. The plan would… read more

NAB Thanks Congress For Opposing Performance Royalty With Ad

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) is running an ad in Capitol Hill newsletters and publications thanking more than 250 members of the U.S. House and Senate for co-sponsoring the Local Radio Freedom Act, which opposes any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charges on local broadcast radio stations. The resolution, which was introduced… read more

Blarney Stone Broadcasting Holds Town Hall On Underage Drinking/RX Drug Abuse

Blarney Stone Broadcasting (Grayling) joined forces with local leaders and law enforcement officials in hosting a town hall meeting to address the perils of underage drinking and substance abuse. On May 13, the company’s WQON-FM committed its entire Northern Focus show to the Underage Drinking/RX Drug Abuse Town Hall Meeting at its Grayling studios. In partnership… read more