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The Copyright Royalty Board has announced its long-awaited decision about how much radio stations will pay in streaming royalties for 2021 to 2025. The ruling in the so-called Web V proceeding will mean broadcasters will likely pay more as the CRB hiked the current rate 17% from the current $0.18
Radio’s weekly reach rose for a third consecutive month in Nielsen’s April PPM survey, hitting its highest level since March 2020 when COVID-19’s impact began to upend normal media consumption patterns. New data released today (May 20) shows radio has added more than 5 million new weekly listeners aged 12+
While there have been many shifts in consumer behaviors, many consumer preferences remain unchanged. If there is one thing that the pandemic has proven, it is that personal connections matter. Throughout 2020 and to date, there have been numerous articles covering the shifts in consumer behavior across a wide array of categories. From
One year after the pandemic sidelined the now-annual national test of the Emergency Alert System, the Federal Emergency Management Agency expects to return to form this summer. Sources say FEMA is tentatively planning to conduct the national EAS test on Wednesday, Aug. 11 with a backup date of Wednesday, Aug.
This resource from the NAB is a helpful guide for anyone in U.S. radio Do you know precisely what information needs to be included in your station log? Are you current with the rules governing gaming ads? Do you know the legal definitions of obscenity and plugola? A short new
Barry Amundson, FORUM FARGO — Legendary morning KFGO radio broadcaster Tom Wynn has died at age 83, about three years after retiring from a 60-year career. Wynn, who retired in July 2017, passed away in the Twin Cities where he moved last June to be closer to family. Wynn hosted
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- NAB Applauds Provisions in Omnibus Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2021WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, members of the House of Representatives and the Senate introduced omnibus appropriations legislation, which includes provisions important to broadcasters and for which NAB supports swift passage. The statements below can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith.