Tag: Issue 93

The Robinson Report: Prep

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 “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail” -Benjamin Franklin Everyone, everywhere needs to prep. Executive Chef – Hockey Player –… read more

WDET Explains Facebook Changes to Listeners

With recent changes to Facebook that result in fewer updates from news sources, WDET-FM (Detroit) has posted a complete step-by-step guide for its listeners on its website, including a “how-to” video: Check out WDET’s webpage on “How to Keep WDET and Your Other Favorite News Sources in Your Facebook News Feed” here.

WCMU To Present Kids and Culture Event

WCMU Public Media is partnering with Art Reach of Mid-Michigan’s Kids & Culture free event from noon to 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 17, for a variety of activities such as bracelet making, coloring, etc. The event will be held at the WCMU studios in Mt. Pleasant. Alysha Fisher of WCMU said, “The date of… read more

WDIV launches true-crime podcast series called ‘Shattered: Black Friday’

Graham Media Group’s WDIV-TV (Detroit) has announced the launch of their second podcast series “Shattered: Black Friday.” This 10-part series investigates the 2010 disappearance of three brothers from Morenci, Mich. Alexander, Andrew and Tanner Skelton’s father claimed that he gave the children to an underground organization. Seven years have passed and their mother, Tanya Skelton,… read more

Bill Calls for University Reporting of Legal Settlements

State Rep. Jim Runestad (R-44) is working to introduce legislation that would require the state’s public universities and colleges to report legal fees to Michigan Legislature. According to a report in Gongwer, the upcoming bill would require a report of all costs incurred with any civil or criminal case, filed or anticipated, against the university… read more

Online Public File Deadline for Radio

According to the Broadcast Law Blog, March 1 is the deadline for all radio stations to convert to the online public file hosted by the Federal Communication Commission. For those radio stations that have not yet completed their conversion, February is the month to be uploading those documents. As the FCC automatically uploads most of… read more

FCC Sets Comment Dates on National TV Ownership Caps

In December, the FCC adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to review the national ownership cap for over-the-air television. The cap limits one owner from having attributable interests in television stations reaching more than 39 percent of the national audience. The date for initial comments is now set for February 26. The date for the reply comments… read more