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February 8th, 2018

A Crazy Idea for Funding Local News: Charge People for It Farhad Manjoo New York Times STATE OF THE ART FEB. 7, 2018 Image Credit Doug Chayka You could almost hear the trumpets blaring in the background of Mark Zuckerberg’s announcement last week that Facebook would now promote local news stories in its news feed. “People who know…

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January 17th, 2018

1/14/2018 Phildelphia Inquirer   Stepping Up PHL17, TV home to the Mummers, is part of a mega deal by the conservative Sinclair group. By Bob Fernandez STAFF WRITER     It’s the Rocky Balboa of Philly television stations. PHL17, based in a fenced-in, former A&P supermarket beside train tracks in West Philadelphia, punches above its…

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January 10th, 2018

Inside Radio January 10, 2018   In what would be the most aggressive attack on requirements that broadcasters submit paper copies of certain documents to the Federal Communications Commission, agency chief Ajit Pai is proposing it do away the dictate. He says the demand is “unnecessary” now that the FCC has imposed online public file…

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January 9th, 2018

January 8, 2018 Inside Radio:   In colorful and direct language, the Radio Music License Committee is pushing back against an effort to derail its Philadelphia lawsuit against Global Music Rights. RMLC has in effect accused the performance rights organization of lying to Judge Darnell Jones who must decide whether or not to accept a…

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December 21st, 2017

Team PAB filmed and produced our first video outreach message this week!  Based on the behind the scenes photographs below, it is clear that while the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters HQ is lacking cutting edge technology in our broadcast studio, our razor sharp editing hid our cardboard box teleprompter and PC stick webcam quite well!…

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