Tag: Issue 91

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

Senate Panel Approves FCC Commissioner

The Senate Commerce Committee voted to confirm Commissioner Brendan Carr for a full five-year term at the Federal Communications Commission. The Senators approved the nomination in a 14-13 party-line vote. Carr, a Republican, was nominated and confirmed in August to a partial term that was set to expire later this year. Prior to his nomination, Carr… read more

First GOP Governors Candidate Town Hall Scheduled

Three of the four Republican candidates for Michigan governor will participate in a town hall with Republican voters scheduled on January 29 in Grand Rapids. Lt. Governor Brian Calley, Dr. Jim Hines and Senator Patrick Colbeck will take part in the town hall. Attorney General Bill Schuette has declined to participate. The event will take… read more

WEMU Hosts State of the Station Breakfast

WEMU hosted its sixth annual State of the Station breakfast  Thursday, January 25, at Weber’s Inn in Ann Arbor.  Vocalist Sarah Casello sang with the Paul Keller ensemble and Jacobs Media VP/General Manager Paul Jacobs delivered the keynote address to WEMU’s key stakeholders that included elected officials, EMU administrators, arts leaders, and WEMU major donors…. read more