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August 1st, 2018

We are thrilled to share with you the first ever Pennsylvania Broadcasters Economic Impact Study!  We have been working with the talented team at ParkerPhillips, who spent a great deal of time meeting with our member stations to properly understand and measure our collective community impact.  The data analysis presented in this report is evidence…

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August 1st, 2018

Philadelphia Inquirer 8/1/2018 By Bob Fernandez STAFF WRITER   Two Philadelphia-area radio companies have split with a lawsuit and a terse public statement. Malvern’s United States Traffic Network sued Entercom Communications for fraud in state and federal courts in Texas this week, seeking punitive damages in excess of $5 million, while Entercom said good riddance…

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July 25th, 2018

Inside Radio July 25, 2018   The trend of decoupling radio and TV assets got a new head of steam Tuesday with an announcement from Cox Enterprises that it’s exploring a sale, merger or partnership for its 14 television stations while continuing to hold on to its 61 radio stations. CBS and Scripps earlier decided…

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July 25th, 2018

Radio Ink July 25, 2018   It could be, according to The Tennessean, which is saying: “An 11th-hour proposal by the music licensing company SESAC to change the Music Modernization Act could torpedo the landmark copyright legislation that is on the brink of becoming law, supporters of the legislation warn.” The MMA would establish a role for…

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July 20th, 2018

Inside Radio July 20, 2018   It’s the end of an era for WBEB (101.1), which has bucked the deregulation trend for decades, dominating Philadelphia radio as the only major standalone FM amid a sea of consolidators. With its sale to Entercom Communications, Jerry Lee—the “idea person” behind the risk-taking, odds-defying, widely copied station—spoke to…

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