E-Cigs and vape shops have become a new advertising category for many broadcast stations over the last few years. Unlike ads for cigarettes, little cigars, and smokeless (chewing) tobacco, which are effectively banned on broadcast stations, there are currently few Federal rules on e-cigs. Ads currently cannot make health claims about the product (so the ads cannot say that they are healthier than smoking cigarettes,
Yesterday, the FCC announced its agenda for its May open meeting to be held on May 25. Among the items on the agenda is a proposal to adopt a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking looking to abolish the obligation that broadcasters maintain in their public files copies of letters and emails from the general public about station operations. These letters are the last vestige of the physical public file for TV broadcasters who
With funding from the Iowa Broadcasters Association Foundation, students from the University of Northern Iowa’s Digital Media Leadership Program attended the NAB/RB Radio Show in Las Vegas, April 16 – 20, 2016. Photos from NAB Convention Click Here for UNI Digital Media Leadership Videos
The May IBA/RAB training webinar “Embracing Integration to Maximize Revenue and Results.” Stations choose the option of participating in either the Tuesday Morning, May 10th at 10:00 AM or Thursday Afternoon May 12th webinar. The webinars are one hour in length. Mark your calendar…. the webinar will be presented May 10 @ 10:00am and May 12 @ 3:00 pm. More information….
The upcoming April IBA/RAB training webinar “How to Turn a Good Local Business Into a Great Local Brand” will be offered to Member Stations with the option of participating in either the Tuesday Morning or Thursday Afternoon webinar. The webinar will be presented April 5 at 10:00am or April 7 at 3:00pm Information and Log-In details.
The IBA/RAB Webinar schedule has been expanded this year. Stations may now chose the option of participating in either a Tuesday Morning or Thursday Afternoon webinar. The RAB webinar choices for this month are either March 15 at 10:00am or March 17 at 3:00pm. Scroll down for more information. Information and logon details for the March IBA/RAB webinar are here.
The terms March Madness, Sweet Sixteen, Elite Eight, and Final Four are all copyrighted phrases and licensed to advertisers and the network that carries the games. It is OK to use the terms ONLY in a bonafide news story, an advertisement for the game or by an advertiser who is licensed to use the terms in their ads…otherwise the use of March Madness, Sweet Sixteen, Elite Eight and/or Final Four could lead to liabil