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CRTC: EAS mandatory for all Canadian broadcasters.

The Canadian Radio-Television Commission has ordered all radio and television stations to participate in the Emergency Alert System. In the past, and until March 31, 2015, participation is and will be voluntary. As of that date, the only exceptions will…

Surveys say: local media advertising up, but not in traditional media.

BIA/Kelsey, previewing its 2015 US Local Media forecast, estimates that small to medium-sized businesses will spend $50.4 billion on local media next year, but the amount going to digital—$12.4 billion—is a bigger piece of the pie than heretofore. Meanwhile, Borrell…