Are you eligible for costs incurred from your broadcast station's "repack" move and still need cash from the U.S. Government to help pay those bills? The FCC's Incentive Auction Task Force and the Media Bureau remind you that filing deadlines to submit all of your remaining invoices will commence soon. Translation: Stop procrastinating!
The former General Counsel of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has joined Wiley Rein LLP, today going by the "Wiley Law" brand, as the co-Chair of its Appellate Practice.
With the FCC's announcement that it will conduct an auction of some 136 vacant non-reserved band allotments in the FM broadcast service, the Media Bureau is putting a freeze on FM minor change applications.
The Supreme Court's unanimous decision to reverse the Third Circuit's remand of the FCC's 2017 cross-ownership rule rewrite was warmly celebrated across the Nation's Capital on Thursday. Among those highly pleased with the ruling: A veteran Wiley attorney (pictured) who has advocated for media rule reform and, of course, the President/CEO of the NAB.
Rep. Karen Bass is the inaugural guest in a new NAB "Spotlight Series," which features D.C. politicians discussing key initiatives to advance D&I efforts and their perspectives on broadcast media. This first live discussion, scheduled for April 8, will see a heralded KNBC-4 in L.A. reporter conduct the live discussion on behalf of the NAB.
The CEO of Urban One and the EVP/Chief Diversity Officer of NBCUniversal have been appointed to the Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) Board of Directors. Both of their terms will begin April 1.
With a Public Notice released March 25, the Media Bureau announces that notice of the effective date for the rule changes adopted in the R&O was published in the Federal Register on February 23, 2021.
Two communications law experts have set up shop at BakerHostetler. They each join the firm after exiting the same Comm Law firm the attorneys had worked at for several years. In fact, one of the new Baker lawyers had just been promoted to co-Managing Member — making her exit even more intriguing.
Prominent telecommunications, media, and technology law firm Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth has elected a new Member of the firm. It's an active litigator who first joined the firm in January 2020 and continued to have a substantial hearing and deposition schedule -- remotely -- through the COVID-19 pandemic.
An AM/FM combo serving a small Mississippi town southeast of Memphis could be liable for a cash penalty for failing to submit its license renewal applications to the FCC in a timely manner.
The FCC on Wednesday moved forward with a plan to seek comment on procedures for the auction of 100 MHz of mid-band spectrum in the 3.45–3.55 GHz band — spectrum that can be used to facilitate 5G deployment across the contiguous United States.
After a false incoming missile alert freaked out Hawaiians, The National Defense Authorization Act for 2021 required the FCC to adopt rules to strengthen emergency alerting in various areas. The Commission today moved forward with meeting that goal by adopting a NPRM to ensure that more people receive relevant emergency alerts.
A former FCC appellate lawyer has joined Davis Wright Tremaine’s San Francisco office as a partner in the technology and communications practice, where she will focus on matters before the California Public Utilities Commission, the FCC, and on other appellate and regulatory matters.
The scenario-based training course tests participants' understanding of acceptable practices for FCC regulation compliance. The guide outlines compliance related to content, advertising, station operation and management, copyright, and public files and reporting in four learning activities.
Tied to the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act (JCPA)'s reintroduction in Congress was a Friday House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law hearing titled "Reviving Competition, Part 2: Saving the Free and Diverse Press." On behalf of the NAB, which supports the JCPA, Graham Media Group head Emily Barr testified.