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Almost Time to Submit Nominations for 2015 NRB Media Awards

NRB will soon be accepting nominations for the 2015 Annual Media Awards!

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House Panel Focuses on Religious Freedom

Members of the House of Representatives had the opportunity this week to discuss the state of religious freedom in the United States, a particularly timely topic as...

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House GOP to Hold New Leader Election Next Week

Capitol Hill was abuzz this week after House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) unexpectedly lost the Republican primary to continue representing the 7th Congressional District of Virginia.

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NRB President Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, Chairman Bill Blount Meet with Senator Kelly Ayotte

NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson and Chairman of the Board Bill Blount were pleased to have the opportunity to visit with Senator Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire last week on Capitol Hill.

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Clean STELA Bill Introduced by Senate Judiciary Leaders

With provisions of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA) set to sunset at the end of this year, leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee have opted to put forward a...

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Christian Media Leaders Gather to Plan for NRB15 Convention

Around 100 Christian media and ministry leaders from across the nation gathered in the Washington DC metro area last week for the spring 2014 Advisory Council Meetings.

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Dr. Ronnie Floyd Elected as Next President of the Southern Baptist Convention

Dr. Ronnie Floyd, Senior Pastor of Cross Church in Northwest Arkansas and a member of NRB, was elected to serve as the next President of the Southern Baptist Convention during the denomination's annual meeting.

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Masterworks Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Masterworks, a full-service agency serving Christian nonprofits, recently celebrated its 25th anniversary as a company.

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10th Annual Kairos Prizes for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays Opens for First-Time and Beginning Screenwriters

The $50,000 Kairos Prizes for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays by First-Time and Beginning Screenwriters is now accepting submissions for its 10th annual competition.

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'Oliver Twist' Wins 2014 Audie Award

Focus on the Family’s Radio Theatre production of Oliver Twist recently won a 2014 Audie Award for Best Audio Drama.

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Movie Review: 'Alone Yet Not Alone'

Based on a true story, Alone Yet Not Alone is set during the French and Indian War and opens in 1755 when the Leininger family lands in Philadelphia.

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NRB Warns Against Senate Proposal to Limit First Amendment Freedoms

The United States Senate is considering an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that could have serious repercussions on First Amendment freedoms. While proponents of the amendment are lauding it as a move toward campaign finance reform, Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, called it “convoluted” and “unacceptable,” and warned it would be “detrimental to liberty and equality, preparing the way for the government to prefer one voice over another – or to suppress one voice under another.”

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FCC Releases Spectrum Auction Order

The FCC this week issued the text of its Report & Order outlining the functioning of the upcoming television broadcast spectrum auction and subsequent...

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Senate Calls for Release of Imprisoned Sudanese Christian Mother

The Senate unanimously approved a resolution this week that “condemns the charge of apostasy and death sentence of Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag and calls for...

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President Pushes for ENDA in Proclamation

In an official proclamation from the White House establishing this June as LGBT Pride Month, President Obama reiterated his call for Congress to pass...

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NRB Music License Committees Submit Comments to U.S. Copyright Office on Proposed Licensing Study

The NRB Music License Committees – NRBMLC and NRBNMLC – have submitted comments to the U.S. Copyright Office in response to the office’s request for public input on the initiation of a study to evaluate the effectiveness of existing methods of licensing music.

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