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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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Dr. Richard Land’s New Radio Show ‘Bringing Every Thought Captive’

Airing weekdays since its debut in March is a new radio program featuring Dr. Richard Land, President of Southern Evangelical Seminary (SES) in Charlotte, NC.

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‘Alone Yet Not Alone’ to Release in Theaters June 13

Scheduled for release in theaters nationwide on June 13 is Alone Yet Not Alone, a feature length film based on the true story of a German-American immigrant family that faced hardship, loss, and sorrow during the French & Indian War in 1755.

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‘Towards Belief’ Wins Media Awards

The Towards Belief series, produced by Sydney-based media group Olive Tree Media, won two awards at the recent Christian Media Australia (CMA) conference on Australia’s Gold Coast.

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Movieguide® Now Accepting Script Entries for 2nd Annual $50K Chronos Prize

Competition is now open for the Second Annual $50,000 Chronos Prize for Inspiring Screenplays by Established Filmmakers, according to an announcement last week by Dr. Ted Baehr, Founder of Movieguide®: The Family Guide to Movies and Entertainment.

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Chuck Colson Honored with Inaugural ‘Conviction and Courage’ Award

Biola University honored the legacy of the late Chuck Colson by awarding him the inaugural Charles W. Colson Conviction and Courage Award at the university’s commencement last week.

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John Ankerberg Show Now Offers TV Programs on New Mobile Apps and Online

The John Ankerberg Show recently launched a new effort to offer its television programs through free mobile apps for Apple and Android devices.

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NRB Calls for Release of Sudanese Christian Mother

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President and CEO of NRB, has called on the United States to defend a Sudanese Christian mother awaiting the death penalty for her faith.

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Call for Internet Freedom in China

As the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre approaches, the lack of media freedom in China is getting renewed attention. Notably, a number of prominent...

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Latta Introduces Bill to Prevent Title II Regulation of Internet

In response to the “net neutrality” battle set off by the FCC’s controversial new “Open Internet” proceeding, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) this week introduced...

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