Pai proposes new FM class.

The FCC chairman, speaking at the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council Broadband and Social Justice Summit in Washington earlier this week, announced that he was circulating a proposal for a new FM class, saying that the Media Bureau “circulated a…

NAB on the Hill.

The executive vice president/chief technology officer of the NAB, Sam Matheny, testified at a Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications hearing tagged, “Ensuring Effective and Reliable Alerts and Warnings.” Matheny testified, in part, “Broadcasters take seriously their role as…

Happy anniversary, Jimbo.

On January 29, 1993, Jim Bohannon became Larry King’s permanent replacement on the Westwood One radio network. This week, Mr. Bohannon celebrated his 25th anniversary by opening the show with, “if you’re lucky, and if you live long enough, every…

Talent with baggage.

WMYQ (KIX 92.7)/Greenwood, MS has taken the controversial step of hiring accused sex offender David Mueller, formerly at KYGO/Denver. Station owner Larry Fuss has endured his share of criticism for the move, including death and bomb threats. We reached out…