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MSU Students Help With MAB’s Capitol Day

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The Michigan Association of Broadcasters works hard to establish strong relationships with lawmakers in our state to ensure policies allow broadcasting in Michigan to stay impactful and to protect us against those that may hinder us from doing our jobs effectively. On May 12, the Michigan Association of Broadcasters is hosting our annual Capitol Day…

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Reasonable Access and the Problem Candidate – FCC Declares a Write-In Candidate Not Entitled to Buy Radio Spots, But That May Not Be the End of the Story

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By: David Oxenford, Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP Last week, much was made of an FCC Media Bureau decision rejecting the “reasonable access” claim of a write-in candidate for a Congressional seat in Ohio against radio stations which, after initially running his spots, decided to pull those spots because he had not made a “substantial showing” of his…

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Former WJBK-TV Reporter Kathy Walsh Passes at 63

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Former WJBK-TV Reporter Kathy Walsh has lost a battle with Huntington’s Disease and passed away April 14 at age 63.  Walsh, a reporter at the station in the 1990s, had a reputation for her fearless tenacity. It was just the kind of fighting spirit she would need years later as she battled Huntington’s Disease. “She…

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WCMU Public Media’s Linda Dielman Retires

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Longtime WCMU Public Media employee Linda Dielman has retired. Dielman has been an important part of WCMU Public Media since 1981. She held multiple positions in marketing, public relations, programming, grants and outreach. As a trusted advisor to not only the staff at WCMU, but at stations around the country, Dielman left a legacy in…

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WXYZ/WMYD Offering Website News Article Removal Requests

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Scripps Media’s WXYZ-TV and WMYD-TV (Detroit) has announced that it will now accept requests for removal of news articles from its website. The station, in a website post, writes that, “7 Action News not only covers southeastern Michigan’s communities, but our employees are also part of them. We understand that lives change, and people change,…

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