Category: Industry News

The chairman smooths it over.

FCC chairman Ajit Pai is going against his boss, the president of the United States, by telling Congress that he doesn’t think the media are “the enemy of the people.” As a follow-up to his testimony before the Senate Commerce…

The rites of spring.

The Local Radio Freedom Act, the NAB-backed non-binding measure introduced in both chambers of Congress that opposes “any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge on local broadcast radio stations,” has picked up 22 more representatives and three more…

High praise from Pai.

In a speech before the North American Broadcasters Association during its Future of Radio and Audio Symposium last week, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai called “the enduring popularity of radio” “truly striking.” After citing a venture capitalist’s prognostication that the future…