Congress sets next FCC BBQ.

On July 12, it’ll be another “Throw the Commission on the Barbie,” with all five of the Commissioners expected to testify before the House Communications and Technology Subcommittee about a number of controversial topics. Committee Chairman Representative Greg Walden commented,…

Flat is the new up.

PriceWaterhouseCopers has released its “Entertainment and Media Outlook” covering the years 2016-2020. From the report: “Overall radio is growing modestly (2.1%), despite the impact of digital competition in both music content and on-air talent broadcasting, while in-car listening is under…

Cox shot (down) by photographer.

Who Shot This?

A photographer named John Curtis Rice has filed a copyright infringement suit against Cox Media Group and affiliated companies for using a copyrighted photo he had taken of Columbia University student Nayla Kidd on 47 radio and newspaper websites without…

Drone on.

The FAA has finalized its rules for commercial drone use, eliminating the requirement of a pilot’s license and instead establishing a certification program and other operational restrictions. The rules take effect in late August, and will require drone pilots to…

Dan Daniel, 82.

Dan Daniel

Even though New York City is worlds away from our world, I feel compelled to mention the passing of a Good Guy with whom I worked at WMCA back in the day. “Dandy Dan” was extremely talented, and also probably…