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Tax break provisions are in legislative package The latest draft of President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better legislative package includes help for local journalists. Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), chair of the Commerce Committee, said several of the provisions she wrote into the Local Journalism Sustainability Act made it into the package, which
Say Big Tech is draining off critical ad dollars Local broadcasters are urging the Senate to provide tax credits to stations that staff up their newsrooms, citing, in part, Big Tech’s “devouring” of their local ad market. In a letter to Senate leadership, all 50 state broadcaster associations called for passage of
The NDBA posthumously awarded radio personality Bob Harris of KFGO in Fargo with the 2020 Pioneers in Broadcasting Award for his legendary contributions in serving the Fargo Moorhead communities for decades!
Thank you to Senator Cramer for meeting with us to learn more about how broadcasters help our communities stay informed. A “vital resource”, indeed!
The National Association of Broadcasters is doubling down on its position that Big Tech companies should pay annual regulatory fees to the Federal Communications Commission. In reply comments filed Friday, the trade group says a June 4 DC Circuit Court decision gives the agency the authority to do so. The FCC has
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
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