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Persecution of Christians Raised at North Korea Summit

Contrary to media reports that he would not, U.S. President Donald Trump stated that he did indeed raise human rights, and the issue of persecuted Christians...

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Internet Still Open As Title II ‘Net Neutrality’ Rules Are Rescinded

From the red alert symbols being used by a number of politicians and their allies, you might have thought the internet would grind to a halt when the FCC’s “Restoring Internet Freedom” order took effect on Monday.

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Tech CEO Bows to Pressure on Chick-Fil-A

Last weekend, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey learned that he had committed a great sin in the eyes of some when he ate at Chick-Fil-A.

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House Panel Advances PIRATE Act

A key House panel advanced legislation this week to enhance the FCC’s ability to crack down on pirate radio stations.

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NRB, NRBTV, and Bott Radio at #SBCAM18

NRB was among the exhibitors at the 2018 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Dallas, Texas, together with NRB members NRBTV and Bott Radio Network, which conducted interviews from the NRB booth.

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FEBC Celebrates 70 Years of Gospel Broadcasting in the Philippines

It was on June 4, 1948, that FEBC launched its first radio station, KZAS, in Manila, Philippines.

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Relief Groups Minister After Guatemalan Volcano Eruption

Relief groups are working to help thousands of people in Guatemala who have been affected by the eruption of the country’s Fuego volcano earlier this month.

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EMF CEO Mike Novak Announces Retirement

Mike Novak, the chief executive officer of the Educational Media Foundation (EMF), has announced his intention to retire in the coming months from his role at the largest non-commercial contemporary Christian radio organization.

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CRISTA Begins Process to Identify Next President and CEO

The Board of Trustees for CRISTA Ministries has formally initiated a process that will eventually conclude with the hiring of a successor to the organization’s president and chief executive officer, Bob Lonac, who is retiring.

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Supreme Court Delivers #JusticeForJack

The U.S. Supreme Court this week sent a powerful rebuke to government officials who would slight religious beliefs they don’t favor.

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NRB Press Releases

NRB Praises Supreme Court's Affirmation of Religious Liberty in Masterpiece Cakeshop Case

National Religious Broadcasters praised today’s Supreme Court decision overturning Colorado’s discrimination against Jack Phillips for upholding his religious convictions in the practice of his business, Masterpiece Cakeshop.

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MyPillow’s Mike Lindell Receives the 2018 NRB President’s Award

Mike Lindell, CEO of MyPillow, received the 2018 NRB President’s Award on Friday, March 2, during the Closing Gala at Proclaim 18, the NRB International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

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WCTL-FM Receives NRB Milestone Award

WCTL-FM received an NRB Milestone Award on Friday, March 2, during the Closing Gala at Proclaim 18, the NRB International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

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NRB Commends House Judiciary Committee for Scheduling Online Censorship Hearing

A week after National Religious Broadcasters renewed its call for congressional hearings focused solely on online censorship in the wake of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s congressional appearances, the House Judiciary Committee announced it will hold a hearing this week featuring two victims of online censorship – Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and social media commentators Diamond and Silk.

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Wayne Pederson Receives 2018 NRB William Ward Ayer Award for Distinguished Service

Reach Beyond global ambassador Wayne Pederson received the 2018 NRB William Ward Ayer Award for Distinguished Service on Friday, March 2, during the Closing Gala at Proclaim 18, the NRB International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Chuck Finney Receives 2018 NRB Individual Professional Membership Award

Chuck Finney, president of Finney Media, received the 2018 NRB Individual Professional Membership Award on Friday, March 2, during the Closing Gala at Proclaim 18, the NRB International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Voice of the Martyrs Receives NRB Milestone Award

Voice of the Martyrs received an NRB Milestone Award on Friday, March 2, during the Closing Gala at Proclaim 18, the NRB International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

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NRB Renews Call for Internet Censorship Hearings After Zuckerberg Appearances

Following Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony to House and Senate committees this week, National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) renewed its call for congressional hearings focused on the growing problem of viewpoint censorship on Big Tech platforms.

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Five Questions Congress Should Ask Zuckerberg About Online Censorship

With Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg set to appear before House and Senate committees this week in the wake of intense congressional concerns over data privacy, Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, president & CEO of National Religious Broadcasters, is urging committee members to press Zuckerberg also on the growing problem of online censorship at Facebook and other Big Tech platforms.

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Know the Truth Receives 2018 NRB Best Digital Campaign Award for Website KTT.org

Know the Truth (KTT) received the 2018 NRB Best Digital Campaign Award on Friday, March 2, at Proclaim 18, the NRB International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Music Organizations Urge Senators to Pass CLASSICS Act

In a letter sent to the U.S. Senate, seven “groups representing recording artists, performers...

Trinity Western loses fight for Christian law school

Trinity Western University has lost its legal battle for a new evangelical Christian law school, with a Supreme Court of Canada ruling...

Net Neutrality Is Really About Raising Taxes

The 2015 Obama FCC order reducing the Internet to a regulated public utility under Title II of the 1934 Communications Act

FCC Outright Dismisses All 998 Informal Objections by LPFM Advocacy Groups

The mass of nearly 1,000 informal objections filed by three LPFM advocacy groups has been outright dismissed by the Federal Communications Commission.

FCC Rejects LPFM Advocates’ Effort To Block New FM Translators

Dozens of companies can breathe a sigh of relief after the Federal Commissions Commission announced...

Ruling goes against Phoenix artists; appeal planned

he case involves Brush & Nib Studio in Phoenix. Owners Joana Duka and Breana Koski create hand-drawn invitations, paintings...

Senate Committee Passes Ban on ZTE Tech Funding

Even as the Commerce Department was confirming a deal to remove an export ban affecting ZTE, Congress was moving to...

WAY-FM Names Carlos Anthony Operations Coordinator/Night Show Producer

WAY MEDIA NETWORK Contemporary Christian WAY-FM has appointed CARLOS ANTHONY Operations...

Four Iranian Christians Set to Begin Ten-year Prison Sentences

The four Iranian Christians who saw their ten-year prison sentences upheld by an appeal court earlier this month are expecting to have to...

Microsoft keeps White Spaces on the front burner

Microsoft’s Rural Airband Initiative now includes 23 projects in 15 states, and it’s got the support of a bipartisan group...

Churches must abandon 600MHz wireless sound systems

Churches that haven't updated their wireless sound system may have trouble being heard on any given Sunday...

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NRB Lobbying Helps Put Congress’ Focus On Internet Freedom

With the Fairness Doctrine now solidly part of the past, National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) has been focusing its free speech efforts on the internet.

NRB Calls for Internet Censorship Hearings

The National Religious Broadcasters had big issues with Facebook before CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s mea culpa tour of the House and Senate this week, and it still has them, in spades.

NRB Seeks Censorship Answers from Zuckerberg

As the Hill prepares to grill Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg at a pair of hearings this week, the National Religious Broadcasters want them...

Censoring Christians: Google and Facebook and Twitter, oh my

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) launched the initiative via the InternetFreedomWatch.org website

Religious Broadcasters Gather in DC, Announce Response to Problem of Internet Censorship

The National Religious Broadcasters gathered in Washington, D.C., on Thursday to announce their new “Internet Freedom Initiative.”

In Tax Debate, Gift to Religious Right Could Be Bargaining Chip

Conservative Christian leaders say Mr. Trump seized on the issue at the January meeting in his office.

Religious broadcasters' group honors Lankford with award

National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) recently presented its 2017 Faith & Freedom Award to U.S. Sen. James Lankford, R-Oklahoma City.
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