Category: August 2017

Complaints Filed Against TV Stations for Public File Violations on Political Issue Ads

By: David Oxenford, Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP www.broadcastlawblog.com Last week, the Campaign Legal Center and Issue One, two political “watchdog” organizations, filed FCC complaints against two Georgia TV stations, alleging violations of the rules that govern the documents that need to be placed into a station’s public inspection file regarding political “issue advertising” (see their press… read more

FCC Watch: Two Michigan Stations Surrender Licenses

Here’s the latest Michigan-related FCC broadcast filings. August 29:  Marion R. Williams was granted a license to cover changes for WSMK-FM (Buchanan).  The station relocated its transmitter site, changed HAAT and ERP. August 28:  Educational Media Foundation filed an application to cover minor changes for FM Translator W296CG (Detroit).  The translator rebroadcasts the HD2 channel… read more

3 Disruptive Ways Generation Z Will Transform the Workplace

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 Generation Z promises to bring even more unique traits to the modern workforce. Here’s what executives can expect… read more

Broadcasters Foundation Expediting Emergency Grants for Texas Broadcasters

As local Radio and TV stations across Texas mobilize their communities to help their fellow Texans hurt by Hurricane Harvey, the Broadcasters Foundation of America is expediting $1,000 grants for individual broadcasters personally harmed by the record devastation wreaked by the storm. The Broadcasters Foundation’s emergency relief program distributes one-time grants of $1,000 each after… read more

Snyder Creates a New Opioid Council

Gov. Rick Snyder signed an executive directive on August 15 forming a new Council on Opioid and Prescription Drug Enforcement and named Lt. Gov. Brian Calley as its chair. In a statement, Snyder said the council will work to develop and maintain relationships between local, state and federal agencies that work in enforcing laws and… read more

Ask Every Sales Candidate This Provocative Question

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 If you want to save yourself from another bad hire, then ask this question toward the end of your first interview:… read more