Author: Jay Mitchell

Pai proposes police-protecting EAS alerts.

The FCC chairman wants to add so-called “Blue Alerts” to the Emergency Alert System, warning the public about missing, seriously-injured or killed law enforcement officers—an AMBER alert system for LEOs. In announcing the proposal, Commissioner Pai noted, “As we have…

LRFA rolls up three more.

The Local Radio Freedom Act has picked up three more cosponsors: Representatives Anthony Brown (D-M.D.), Mike Simpson (R-ID), and Claudia Tenney ®-NY). That brings the total to 180 cosponsors in the House and 22 in the Senate.

Once More into the Breach

A couple of years ago we thought we had this thing handled, but the new administration is undoing a lot of things, and Net Neutrality is one of them. For whatever reason, prevailing wisdom has it that we can trust…

Fighting the Good Fight

It’s always a delight to spend time with my friend Bud Walters, and we had just such an opportunity at the fantastic gathering of good broadcasters at Larry Fuss’s Las Vegas home before the start of the NAB convention. Almost…

NAB promotes LRFA.

The National Association of Broadcasters has placed another pro-radio ad in the print edition of The Hill. The ad’s headline is a quote from Country artist Keith Urban: “A huge amount of my audience still listens to radio. That’s where…