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Comments Needed for FCC Non-Com Fundraising Proceeding

The FCC officially published its proposal that suggests allowing non-commercial broadcast stations to use up to one percent of their air-time to fundraise for the benefit of third-party...

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TV on Hill and FCC Agendas Next Week

Capitol Hill and the FCC will both be featuring events of importance to television broadcasters next week. As it did with audio last month, the Communications & Technology Subcommittee...

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“Fortnight for Freedom” Celebrated

After months of escalating tension with government agencies over restrictions on expressions of faith, a nationwide event celebrating the importance of the...

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Google Report: Wolf “Crying Wolf”?

When Google releases its Global Transparency Report next Monday it will reveal that out of the 1,000 government requests in six months directed to the new media giant to censor information, more than half the time it complied, according to the Wall Street Journal...

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NRB Seeking Comments from Non-Commercial Broadcast Members

NRB is soliciting feedback from our non-commercial broadcast members on an important issue. In April the FCC issued its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in which it is considering a...

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WHAT'S THE BIG IDEA!

...or big issue...or big problem facing you and your ministry? Did you know that can be an agenda item at the Summer Innovation Exchange? August 13-14 in Atlanta, Georgia, you can meet...

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Dr. Ted Baehr Receives Media Founders Award from Biola University

The Media Task Force at Biola University recently honored NRB Board Member Dr. Ted Baehr with its Media Founders Award. Dr. Baehr helped to create the Media Task Force and the Annual Media Conference at Biola University...

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NRB Members: Would You Like to See Your Organization Spotlighted?

We are soliciting descriptions about our members to feature in this forum. If you are a member of NRB and are interested in being featured, we will need your text (100-400 words about your organization), logo...

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NRB Testifies In Senate Against ENDA

NRB testified this week on behalf of religious organizations with serious First Amendment concerns about the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) in a hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor...

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FCC Terminates Viewability Rule

Despite FCC statements earlier this year about the significance of the “Viewability Rule” and vocal support for it by broadcaster and consumer representatives, the FCC voted to terminate this corollary to...

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Senate Confirms Ambassador Amidst Debate

U.S. Ambassador Mari Carmen Aponte, who had come under fire in part due to controversial cultural comments in the Salvadorian press, was confirmed to her post in El Salvador by a 62-37 vote in the Senate...

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Mobile FM Chips Debated in House Hearing

In a House subcommittee hearing last week on the “Future of Audio,” the utility and viability of FM chips in mobile devices was hotly contested. Ranking Member Anna Eshoo (D-CA) started the hearing highlighting her resolution (H.Con.Res. 42) that would...

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NRB Coordinates International Media Training

This fall NRB and its members will be involved in impacting two key areas of the globe with significant media training. Plans are well underway for training in India in September, where over 300 Christian...

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NRB Testifies At Senate Hearing Regarding ENDA

Yesterday, Craig Parshall, NRB’s Senior Vice President & General Counsel, testified at the Senate “HELP” Committee (Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions) hearing in opposition to the Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2011 (ENDA), a bill that would prohibit ...

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Milestone Award…Is Your Ministry Eligible?

NRB members who have achieved 50 years or more of continuous broadcast ministry are eligible to be considered for the NRB Milestone Award. Through the years many organizations and ministries...

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Billy Graham Library Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

The Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, NC, recently celebrated its fifth anniversary with cake and a special commemorative gift for guests. Since its opening on June 5, 2007, over 600,000 people...

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