OAB News Archive

NAB Show Announces Call for Proposals for 2023 BEIT Conference

Posted On: Sep 30, 2022

Washington, D.C.— Proposals for technical papers and panel sessions are now being accepted for the NAB Show Broadcast Engineering and IT (BEIT) Conference, taking place April 15-19, 2023 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Selected papers will be presented during the program and included in the official “Proceedings of the 2023 Broadcast Engineering and IT Conference.” …

FCC Fines Stations $3.4 Million for Violations of Children’s Television Programming Rules

Posted On: Sep 29, 2022

Last week, the FCC issued a ruling finding that 21 broadcast licensees, including Nexstar Media Group and Sinclair Broadcast Group, had violated the Commission’s rules regarding commercial programming on children’s television.  The Commission assessed penalties against these licensees totaling nearly $3.4 million.  Particularly notable was the Commission’s ruling that licensees are responsible even for commercials that are embedded in programming they receive from networks or syndicators.

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FCC IMPOSES $38,000 FINE FOR PREMATURE CONSTRUCTION OF ANTENNA TOWERS

Posted On: Sep 26, 2022

Recently, the Federal Communication Commission (“FCC”) issued a Consent Decree detailing the $38,000 settlement reached with a telecommunications company relating to its  failure to complete required environmental and historic preservation reviews before beginning construction on new wireless telecommunications towers and prior to following the prescribed procedures under the FCC’s antenna structure registration (“ASR”) Rules.

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Haro Appointed to NAB TV Board of Directors

Posted On: Sep 23, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Steve Haro, executive vice president for government affairs for TelevisaUnivision, has been appointed to the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Television Board of Directors by Television Board Chair Perry Sook in accordance with NAB by-laws. The appointment is effective immediately….

NAB Statement on House Passage of PRESS Act

Posted On: Sep 21, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to today’s House of Representatives passage of H.R.4330 – Protect Reporters from Exploitative State Spying Act (PRESS Act), which would establish protections for journalists at the federal level regarding the revelation of their confidential sources except in defined circumstances such as threats to national security, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Curtis LeGeyt:…

Keynote Sessions and Networking Events Take Center Stage at NAB Show New York

Posted On: Sep 20, 2022

Washington, D.C. – A strong lineup of keynote sessions, insightful conversations and award ceremonies is confirmed for NAB Show New York’s Content Theater. Located within the Experiential Zone on the show floor, the Content Theater will serve as the event’s main hub for collaboration and education October 19-20, 2022 at the Javits Center. …