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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How To Restore Effective FCC Leadership

American Enterprise Institute's Visiting Fellow offers suggestions on how the next FCC Chairman can best lead...

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Best Practices On Being Known For Social Good

The head of a PR firm provides valuable tips for mastering "CSR for the Broadcast Industry."...

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How To Sell A New Idea, From The Inside

What if one has a new idea to sell and needs to do it from the inside? That's not an easy thing, but Lee...

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A Historical Look At Radio’s Power To Heal

Alternative FCC inspector Ken Benner believes a unique radio commercial from the 1960s deserves a timely comeback...

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What the Election Results Mean for Advertising

Gaining a more granular understanding of what policies the Trump Administration is likely to pursue is Task One for 4A's...

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How Diversity Can Increase Ad Spend

broadcast TV drew a larger number of viewers from one demographic segment than from any other. ...

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Are You The ‘Missing Link’ Between Brands and Retail?

How can TV and radio work with brands to help influence a transaction? That may be the question to win back CMOs...

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The FCC and Congress: Is Everything ‘Fine’?

Back in 2002, Ken Benner stumbled upon "MM Docket No. 98-204." He recalls, "It was the most disturbing item I had ever seen in...

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