Tag: Issue 69

Cyber Security FOIA Exemption Passes Committee

A bill exempting critical energy infrastructure and cyber security related information from FOIA was reported unanimously by the House Committee on Communication and Technology. HB 4973 exempts cybersecurity plans, assessments or vulnerabilities from FOIA requirements. Under current law FOIA exempts “records or information of measures designed to protect the security or safety of persons or… read more

The Robinson Report: No Small Parts

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 If you’re in the small club to see the TOP of the Statue of Liberty, you’ll find immaculate detail that rivals all… read more

How to Help Millennials Overcome Failure

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: Ryan Jenkins Next Generation Speaker / Inc.com Columnist Millennials’ altitude in their career and your organization is determined by their attitude towards failure. According to a… read more

EAS Equipment Checklist

This originally appeared on the SBE-EAS Listserve. To help broadcasters better prepare for the 2017 National Periodic Test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS), here is a list of issues that occurred during the 2016 national test that EAS participants might want to check: 1. Check that Text-to-Speech, if audio file is not available, is… read more

WXYZ Partners on ‘Detroit 67: Perspectives’ Exhibit

WXYZ-TV (Detroit) has announced that they have partnered with the Detroit Historical Society on the exhibit, “Detroit 67: Perspectives,” a ground-breaking exhibition that explores 50 years of the region’s social, cultural, economic and political climate leading up the civil uprising in the summer of 1967. The exhibit at the Detroit Historical Museum examines Detroit’s history… read more

WDIV Detroit’s Paul Gross named Fellow of American Meteorological Society

By Dave Bartkowiak Jr., ClickOnDetroit.com WDIV-TV (Detroit) Meteorologist Paul Gross is being recognized with high honors from the American Meteorological Society. Paul has been named a Fellow of the Society and has won an Emmy from the Michigan Chapter of the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences. The University of Michigan’s atmospheric science department… read more

Bill Seeks Royalties for Pre-1972 Musical Works

According to a report in RadioWorld, legislation has been introduced to establish copyright protections for performances of pre-1972 musical works. Congressmen Darrell Issa (R-CA) and Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) are sponsoring H.R. 3301, named “the Compensating Legacy Artists for their Songs, Service, and Important Contributions to Society (CLASSICS) Act.” According to Congressman Issa “this is an… read more

Viewer Protection Act Introduced

U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone (D-NJ), and 10 cosponsors formally introduced the Viewer Protection Act, H.R. 3347, legislation aimed to address any funding or timing insufficiencies relating to the upcoming post-incentive auction repacking. The Viewer Protection Act aims to ensure that full-power television broadcasters, radio stations, low power television stations,… read more