FCC Defers ’17 NCE Biennial Ownership Report Deadlines

The FCC announced that it would not be burdening noncommercial stations with dual filings in 2017, a Christmas gift from the Commission...

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Suggested Simplified File Systems

Ken and Karen Benner cannot promise that your bank account will remain untouched, but their tips could keep your funds from D.C....

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Why Media Advertising Increases Marketing ROI

A new study finds that shifting just 10% of promotion spending to media advertising will increase marketing ROI by 10%-25%. ...

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How To Prep A Simple Public File

Public Files are the one area that involves substantial FCC fines, fees and forfeitures. Our "cheat sheet" will help you save your money...

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Do Media Planners Understand U.S. Commuters?

Pierre Bouvard to NYC media planners: Get out of your Gotham bubble, ad industry cadets, and understand America...

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Radio: The Great Curator That Isn’t?

Paragon Media Strategies CEO Mike Henry and RBR + TVBR's Editor-in-Chief expand their discussion on millennials...

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Where To Go To Avoid FCC Forfeitures

Why should you pay $600 for what you can get for free? Ken Benner shows you how you can save money, and avoid FCC...

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Another Digital Don’t For Your Clients: Banner Ads

RBR + TVBR Editor-In-Chief Adam R Jacobson can't understand why banner ads are still a thing, since they provide no ROI...

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Radio and Millennials: Is Paragon Wrong?

Paragon's Mike Henry says radio doesn't care about millennials. We disagree: It very much cares, but CHR stations need a wake-up call...

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‘If It Ain’t In Black & White … It Ain’t’

Alternative FCC inspector Ken Benner advises you to back up everything you say and do in writing, if FCC penalty avoidance is wanted...

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Tis’ The Season … To Think Of Broadcasters In Need

Please consider a charitable donation this holiday season...

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On The Certification Of Non-Compliant Stations

There is no such thing as a 100% compliant radio or TV station. Sadly, disgruntled just-fired employees are part of the equation...

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Mark Down These Regulatory Dates For Broadcasters

Dec. 1 brings a host of routine obligations for stations in many states, D.C. attorney David Oxenford reminds us ...

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A Salute To Two Local Broadcast Leaders

Columnist Ken Benner singles out two small-market licensees for their dedication to their communities. ...

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Should Mr. Trump ‘Drain The Political Swamp’?

How does one fix the problem of how to best drain the political swamp that has plagued Washington, D.C.? Ken Benner has ideas...

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