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NRB Trumpets Christian TV's Place in Future of Video

(June 26, 2012) In advance of a House “Future of Video” hearing tomorrow, NRB trumpeted the value of faith programming in American media and the vital importance of “Must-Carry” laws, rules that enable many local television broadcast stations, including religious stations, to be viewed on pay-tv platforms.

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NRB Finds FCC Viewability Vote Concerning

(June 12, 2012) NRB expressed concern with last night’s decision by the FCC to terminate an important corollary to “Must-Carry” law, the Viewability Rule.

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NRB's Craig Parshall Testifies Before Senate Committee on ENDA

(June 12, 2012) National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), the nation's pre-eminent association of Christian communicators and broadcasters, presented its opposition today...

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NRB's Landmark Discussion on New Media

(May 10, 2012) National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), America’s preeminent association representing Christian broadcasters and communicators, is wading into a unique and volatile communications freedom issue.

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NRB Concern: Will Online Disclosure Lead to Chilling Effect?

(April 27, 2012) NRB expressed concern with today’s decision by the FCC to require mandatory Internet disclosure by television stations of “political files” and information related to issue-advocacy organizations.

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NRB SPEARHEADS FCC CHANGE TO ALLOW NON-COMS TO AID CHARITIES

(April 26, 2012) The National Religious Broadcasters today enthusiastically supports an FCC action concerning non-commercial radio stations and on-air fundraising. The FCC is looking into the value of these stations conducting fundraisers on-air for the benefits of other non-profit organizations.

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36:DA & 36:DV Challenge Entries Showcased

(April 26, 2012) College students attending the NRB 2012 Convention were recently rewarded for their concentrated hard work and creative productions. Friends and Heroes Productions Ltd. sponsored the Intercollegiate NRB (iNRB) 36:DA and 36:DV Challenges.

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New Members Welcomed Into NRB

(March 8, 2012) The National Religious Broadcasters Executive Committee has voted to approve five new members.

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36:DA & 36:DV Student Award Winners Recognized

(March 8, 2012) The winners of the 36:DA & 36:DV competitions were recognized during the February 19th Student Awards Reception for producing the best audio and video pieces, respectively, over a 36-hour period at the NRB 2012 Convention & Exposition.

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Senate Vote Is “Startling” Affront to Religious Freedom

(March 1, 2012) NRB voiced disappointment after the U.S. Senate narrowly voted today to reject legislation that would promote religious freedom under the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known to many as “Obamacare.”

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NRB Welcomes New Members

The National Religious Broadcasters Executive Committee has voted to approve seven new full members in the second quarter...

NRB Worries About ENDA Order

The National Religious Broadcasters are concerned that an executive order might be issued requiring them to entertain...

'Noah' treads water amid stunning imagery

After discussions with members of the National Religious Broadcasters, Paramount and the NRB made...

'Noah,' revival of Bible epics, finds rough seas

NEW YORK (AP) — In the beginning of their work together on "Noah," director Darren Aronofsky made Russell Crowe a promise:

Studio Adds Disclaimer To “Noah”

National Religious Broadcasters President Jerry Johnson is thanking Paramount Pictures for adding...

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703-331-4520
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