New pro-broadcasting campaign launches.

The National Association of Broadcasters has introduced a digital campaign, “Voices from the Field,” using first-person stories culled from on-air and online programming. NAB President/CEO Gordon Smith said that the new campaign “will celebrate the real people who are providing…

The FCC is radio active.

The Consent Decrees and fines keep rolling in, as the FCC cracks down on rules infractions. The latest to be caught in the net are LLF Holdings, LLC—a proposed $1500 fine for a late license renewal application for a translator…

Radio Show scheduled.

They are going to try something new this year, the NAB and RAB: people will actually congregate in Las Vegas to attend the event in person. (Wacky, I know, but they’re going to give it a spin.) The event will…

Rush Limbaugh, 70.

The iconic conservative talk show host lost his battle with lung cancer last week. He started out as a Top 40 DJ in his home state of Missouri. He reinvented himself as a talk personality in the early 80s, and…

The FCC is still at it.

The Commission has proposed a $1000 fine for a late license renewal application against WXEI-LP /Crestview, FL owner X-Static enterprises. In addition, two more station licensees have entered Consent Decrees regarding their failure to comply with political public file rules.…

The Commission rights a wrong.

The FCC has rescinded a proposal to fine Willtronics Broadcasting for a late license renewal for WFLQ/French Lick, IN; it turns out that the licensee had, in fact, requested an extension, which fact was overlooked in the original Notice of…

IBA returns to its roots.

It’s hard to believe it’s been a whole year since Ron Stone patched together an alliance of radio stations and vendors to pull off a successful fundraiser to give aid to pandemic-struck families. But it has been an unbelievable year,…