Sage Response to EAS Operating Handbook

(August 24, 2016) - The new Emergency Alert System Operating Handbook released by the Federal Communications Commission has left many broadcasters with questions about exactly what they are supposed to do with it.  The...

New EAS Operating Handook

(August 19, 2016) - The FCC issued a notice reminding radio and TV broadcasters, as well as cable franchisees, about the deadlines for filing various forms on the new online EAS Test Reporting System.  Form...

First Amendment Workshop Planned for October

(August 16, 2016) - Each fall the New England First Amendment Coalition (NEFAC) hosts a three-day investigative journalism workshop and invite 25 reporters and editors to attend at no cost.  The deadline to apply is August 31.In...

ETRS – Part 2

(August 15, 2006) - An August 26th deadline is looming for all radio & TV stations, and cable franchises, to fill out the first of three forms in the FCC's new EAS Test Reporting System (ETRS)...

ETRS – What You Need to Know and Do

(August 5, 2016) - There have been several EAS developments this summer but the most important requires your action by August 26.  All EAS participants must enter preliminary data (Form One) in the FCC’s...

Economic Impact of Advertising in NH

August 1, 2016 - Advertising helps generate $25.9 billion or 16% of New Hampshire's economic activity.That's one of the conclusions of a report generated by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB).  Every million dollars spent...