Getting into the Weeds on CBD Advertising

In 2018, Congress enacted a new Farm Bill which decriminalized certain hemp products.  As directed by that Bill, the US Department of Agriculture in 2019 published interim rules on the “Establishment of Domestic Hemp Projects” adopting a national regulatory framework for hemp production and... Read More.

EAS Firmware Deadline Extended

November 6, 2019 - NHAB members will recall that Sage Alerting Systems previously announced that it's latest firmware update would require stations to pay a fee because of the substantial time and effort... Read More.

E.H. Close, R.I.P.

(September 23, 2019) - The New Hampshire Association of Broadcasters was sad to learn of the death of longtime New Hampshire radio station licensee Elmer H. "Hal" Close.  He died of complications of a stroke on September 10 at the age of 82. A native... Read More.

Radio License Renewal Guideline

© 2019 Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP. Attorney Advertising. pillsburylaw.com A Radio Broadcaster’s Guide to License Renewal . The FCC’s radio license renewal cycle is now underway, with the first batch of applications due by June... Read More.

Fighting Pirate Radio

The 50 state broadcast associations have banded together to urge the Senate to pass Senate Bill 1288, PIRATE, Act.  Ultimately, the PIRATE Act ( Preventing Illegal Radio Abuse Through Enforcement Act ) will give the FCC more tools to fight pirate radio stations. ... Read More.

RTDNA Issues News Guidelines

(November 15, 2018) - The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has developed a series of coverage guidelines to assist journalists, newsroom managers and station management with both common and uncommon ethical and operational situations which may arise. The guidelines have been prepared by... Read More.