GMs take up PBS plan to expand Web video output

Posted: May 29, 2012

Three dozen general managers have coalesced around a proposal by PBS Interactive chief Jason Seiken to jump-start low-cost local video production at public TV stations. Seiken laid out his plan for reinventing public TV’s new media strategies during the PBS Annual Meeting in Denver. Continue reading

Advocates press FCC to open more channels for LPFMs

Posted: May 14, 2012

NPR, the National Association of Broadcasters and advocates for low-power radio expressed opposing views to the FCC in a proceeding that will shape the future of the commission’s expanding class of low-power FM broadcasters. For the second time since it … Continue reading

FCC authorized to auction off TV spectrum

Posted: February 28, 2012

Legislation enacted last week to authorize FCC auctions of TV spectrum contains some protections for pubcasters, but broadcasters will face technical challenges that will exceed the difficulties of their transition to DTV just four years ago. The new law sketches … Continue reading

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