Tag: Issue 43

The Robinson Report: A Guy Named Scott

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. Kevin Robinson will be speaking at this year’s Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference (GLBC) March 7-8, 2017 in Lansing.  Kevin will present two sessions: “Coaching The Coaches” and… read more

2017 Broadcasters Calendar Available

MAB Washington Legal Counsel David Oxenford is making his 2017 Calendar of Important Dates for Broadcasters available as a free download for MAB members. The calendar may be downloaded here. Oxenford notes that “The dates set out on the calendar include FCC filing deadlines and dates by which the FCC requires that certain documents be… read more

Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference & EXPO Session Highlight

March 7-8, 2017 The Lansing Center Lansing, MI It’s that time of year again! Time for a special, exciting day when we all gather in Lansing for: National caliber speakers and educational sessions; Innovative technology on display in the exhibit hall; Prime networking events; Awards and recognition for your hard work; And more! That’s right-it’s… read more

BMI Files Lawsuit Against the RMLC

According to a report in AllAccess, BMI has filed a lawsuit in Federal Rate Court to set interim fees for radio stations represented by the Radio Music License Committee (RMLC). The RMLC’s proposed interim rate is well below BMI’s previous deal, and BMI’s lawsuit states that “the effect of which would have a significant impact… read more

GMR and RMLC Agree to Interim License for Commercial Radio Stations

According to the Broadcast Law Blog, the Radio Music Licensing Committee (RMLC) announced an interim agreement with the new performing rights organization Global Music Rights (GMR) that will give commercial radio stations, who decide to accept the license, the the right to play music written by songwriters represented by GMR for nine months. The announcement from… read more

MABF 2017 GLBC Career Fair!

It’s time for the MAB Foundation’s most popular and highly attended career fair and we want YOU to be a part of the action! The number one request from our stations is assistance with gaining new employee leads and that is exactly what participation in this career fair will give you! DATE & LOCATION Wednesday,… read more

Introducing MABF’s NEW Student Broadcasting Newsletter!

Career Fairs, Student Conferences, Awards Programs, Scholarships, Job and Internship Openings and more! The MAB Foundation does it all and we want to share that important information directly with students! That’s why we’re introducing a monthly newsletter that’s written by broadcasting and media students, FOR broadcasting and media students! Don’t miss out on important updates… read more

2017 State of the State Broadcast Information

On Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., Governor Rick Snyder will deliver his annual State of the State address to Michigan citizens. In response to a survey of our members, the MAB will provide live feeds for commercial TV and radio to use. TV: MAB will uplink the State of the State address for… read more