Tag: Issue 95

Starting Small on Media Regulation Modernization – Rule Requiring Hard Copy of FCC Rules Repealed

By: David Oxenford, Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP, BroadcastLawBlog.com One of the first proposals in Chairman Pai’s initiative for the modernization of media regulation (see our post here from when the Chairman announced the initiative) was to repeal an FCC rule that many did not even know was a rule – one requiring that broadcasters who have… read more

WKAR Takes Home National Awards

Via Imani Farmer, WKAR.ORG: WKAR Public Media from Michigan State University received  two awards at the 2018 National Education Telecommunications Association (NETA) Conference on January 23 in Washington, DC. The honors included a promotion award for the special event WKAR Family Launch Open House and a production award for the performance of BackStage Pass: Toronzo Cannon…. read more

The Bannister Effect

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 I was talking with a sales manager last week and I mentioned “The Bannister Effect.” When that was met by silence,… read more

Sinclair to Move WWMT-TV and WXMI-TV to Trust

The proposed combination of Sinclair Broadcast Group and Tribune Media has taken another step.  On February 21, applications were filed with the FCC indicating the divestiture of up to 23 broadcast television properties by Sinclair. In Michigan, applications for the divestiture were filed for both WWMT-TV (Kalamazoo) and WXMI-TV (Grand Rapids).  WWMT has been owned by… read more

Matt Burgoyne Will Bring ‘Magical’ Perspective to #MABshow

Rumple Co-founder and “Defender of Simplicity” Matt Burgoyne will bring his “magical” touch to the  2018 Great Lakes Media Show. The Great Lakes Media Show, formerly the Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference & Expo (GLBC) will take place March 6 and 7 at the Lansing Center in downtown Lansing. Register to attend by February 23 to… read more

WYTZ Raises Big Money for St. Jude

On February 15 and 16, Midwest Family Broadcasting’s WYTZ-FM (Benton Harbor) held its 12th annual 97.5 Y Country “St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Country Cares Radiothon,” and so far, with additional post-event donations, it’s raised at least $38,000. For 12 years, Y Country staff have held the fundraiser, asking people to donate to St. Jude Children’s… read more