Tag: Issue 67

The Debrief: Five Questions to Ask at the End of Your Meeting

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: Chris Lytle, Content Developer InstantSalesTraining.com Sarah and I are in Bermuda with her brother, Bob, and his wife, Kathy. On Tuesday morning we get up, get on… read more

FEMA Appoints New IPAWS Subcommittee

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently announced the names of 31 individuals who will serve on a new IPAWS subcommittee to offer guidance on best standards and operating procedures for the nation’s emergency alert system. Now part of the FEMA’s National Advisory Council (NAC), the first IPAWS subcommittee meeting will be held August 8… read more

Police Body Camera Bill Signed by Snyder

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed HB 4427 into law (now Public Act 85 of 2017), which exempts public release of footage from police body cameras if the footage was taken in a person’s private residence. The new law also request that police departments  create rules for disclosure and retention of audio and video recordings from… read more

Three Michigan Broadcasters Finalists for 2017 Marconi Awards

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has announced the finalists for the 2017 NAB Marconi Radio Awards, honoring radio stations and on-air personalities for excellence in broadcasting. The winners will be announced September 7 at the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show and held during the 2017 Radio Show in Austin. Three Michigan broadcasters appear in the list… read more

FEMA Sets Date for Next National EAS Test

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has scheduled the 2017 National EAS Test (NPT) for Wednesday, September 27 at 2:30 p.m. Eastern. In the event the test needs to be postponed due to a significant event, weather or otherwise, a backup date of Wednesday, October 4, has been reserved. The test will be conducted in… read more

WXYZ to Air Film on Detroit Riot Anniversary

WXYZ-TV (Detroit) will broadcast the television premiere of the film, “12th and Clairmount,” 7:00 p.m., Sunday, July 23, the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit riot/rebellion. The Detroit Free Press film was produced in collaboration with WXYZ and Bridge Magazine, and explores the racial and economic tensions that led to the most violent uprising in… read more

The Robinson Report: The Road and The Race

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: Kevin Robinson Robinson Media “Winning has nothing to do with racing. Most days don’t have races anyway. Winning is about struggle and effort and optimism, and… read more

People Attract People

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 Dick Taylor Blog https://dicktaylorblog.com/ One of my favorite activities each Memorial Day Weekend is to listen to WABC Rewound streamed over Rewound Radio…. read more