Steve Dodge, 73.

The prolific producer of an early television cable system and a pioneering post-Telecom-Act radio group died last week when his bicycle was hit by a car. In addition to building American Cable System and American Tower Corporation, he built a…

PIRATE Act gets a second chance.

In case you forgot, PIRATE stands for Pirate Illegal Radio Abuse through Enforcement, and the measure introduced by Representatives Paul Tonko (D-NY) and Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) last year—which passed the House but not the Senate—has been reintroduced for another go.…

Good news for the record industry.

According to the latest Nielsen Music Year End Highlights report, which covers music consumption for 2018, the music industry grew 23% over 2017 in total “album-equivalent audio consumption.” The growth was primarily driven by an almost 50% increase in on-demand…