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GORDON SMITH CALLS ON REGULATORS
TO DEVELOP NATIONAL BROADCAST PLAN



LAS VEGAS, NV -- National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) President and CEO Gordon Smith called on federal regulators to develop a National Broadcast Plan during his keynote address at the opening session of NAB Show 2014. Smith called on policymakers to develop a holistic regulatory approach that ensures radio and television broadcasting are not disadvantaged in the marketplace...

SHOW DOMINATES AS LEADING 
GLOBAL EVENT FOR MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- NAB Show will host 62 international delegations, including delegations attending for the first time from Germany, the Netherlands, Panama, Paraguay, Italy and Serbia. Approximately 30 percent of the event's 90,000+ attendees will travel from 155 countries to NAB Show, held April 5-10 in Las Vegas. NAB Show is the world's largest annual conference and expo ...

By kickoff time on Sunday, football fans and casual observers everywhere will be settling in to watch or listen to what is an unrivaled broadcasting spectacle in American sporting culture. Yet for as widely appealing as the Super Bowl has become, there’s still nothing quite like the connection that fans have on the local level with their teams and the broadcasters that bring those exploits to life each week.

 

And in looking at this relationship t...

Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NYSE: NLSN), today announced that it has successfully completed its acquisition of Arbitron Inc., an international media and marketing research firm.

“This is a great day for Nielsen and a natural step in our evolution,” said Nielsen Chief Executive Officer David Calhoun. “Arbitron will allow us to analyze and understand an additional two hours of the U.S. consumer’s day while bringing us another opportunity to provide adv...

2013 RADIO SHOW TO LIVE STREAM SELECT SESSIONS

WHAT:  

The following sessions at the 2013 Radio Show will be streamed live and archived at www.radioshowweb.com for viewing on demand until the end of the year. Brightcove, Inc. will use its Video Cloud online video platform to support the live and on-demand streaming. On demand sessions will be available following the Radio Show. The Radio Show is produced by the National Associa...

FCC Commissioner Ajit PaiWASHINGTON, D.C. -- FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai will speak at the Radio Show Luncheon, held Friday, September 20. The luncheon will take place during the 2013 Radio Show, jointly produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB), September 18-20 in Orlando.

Pai will share his views on communications policy and how it affects free, local radio broadcasting. He will also speak about his efforts to revita...

This can easily be called a game changer.  Google put their $35 Chromecast device out for sale on line yesterday...and good luck if you can find one.  Google's playstore willl sell you one, but it won't be delivered for 4 to 6 weeks.  The device plugs into an HDMI input on your TV and turns on the Internet.  Youtube, Netflix and other services are no brainers, but, Chromecast goes a step further.  Essentially, if you can...

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Association of Broadcasters announced today the finalists for the 2013 NAB Marconi Radio Awards honoring radio stations and on-air personalities for excellence in broadcasting. The winners will be announced on September 19 at the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show, held during the 2013 Radio Show at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel in Orlando, FL.

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KFI-AM Los Angeles, CA
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NAB STATEMENT ON ANNOUNCED RETIREMENT
OF CBS EVP MARTY FRANKS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to today's announcement that Marty Franks, CBS Executive Vice President, Planning, Policy and Government Affairs, will retire effective September 30, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:

"If there was ever an unsung superstar in the broadcast business, it was Marty Franks. For a quarter of a century, Marty has...

Each year at this time, the School of Metaphysics in Windyville, Missouri, opens up their phone lines to take calls from people who want their dreams interpreted...free of charge.  Some of the top trained dream experts in the world are there 24 hours a day throughout the weekend to take people's calls and not only interpret their dreams but, give them some tools to help the person interpret their own dreams in the future. Today, on RV Dream...