Broadcast Radio

FCC Modernizes Broadcast Ownership Rules

The Federal Communications Commission voted to modernize its broadcast ownership rules and to help promote ownership diversity in the broadcast industry. The Order on Reconsideration:

Television Broadcasters are Big Winners in FCC Reauthorization Approved by House Commerce Committee

The House Commerce Committee approved a bill that reauthorizes the Federal Communications Commission -- and includes a number of other bills, including an incentive auction fund increase.

FCC fines Cesar Chavez Foundation over promotions on its radio stations

The Federal Communications Commission has levied a record fine against two farmworker radio stations in California and Arizona for overstepping restrictions against commercial advertising. The Cesar Chavez Foundation, a nonprofit social service af

Date/Location Details: 

National Association of Broadcasters

Date: 
Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:00 to 12:15

Agenda

 

9 - 9:45 a.m. Registration and Breakfast

9:45 a.m. Welcome Remarks and Address by the Hon. Ajit Pai, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Panel Discussions



As Low-Power Local Radio Rises, Tiny Voices Become a Collective Shout

Low-power nonprofit FM stations are the still, small voices of media.

How Ajit Pai tore up the rulebook for the information age

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has rewritten the rules of the information age so thoroughly that there's no mode of communication under his control where the rules aren't looser than they were a year ago.

Public Media at 50: Looking to the Future

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Public Broadcasting Act, which established the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

The FCC is swiftly changing national media policy. What does that mean on the local level?

The Federal Communications Commission’s anticipated decision on net neutrality has (rightfully) garnered a lot of publicity and scrutiny.

FCC approves CBS-Entercom Merger with conditions

The Federal Communications Commission's grant the Merger and Divestiture Applications subject to certain conditions, and also grant the associated waivers on a temporary basis. The proposed transaction encompasses all of Entercom’s 127 and CBS’s 1

This is not the people’s FCC

Being an amateur radio operator I pay a little more attention to the goings-on at the Federal Communications Commission than the average person might.