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2008 News Releases

December

December 17, 2008
2009 NAB Show to Host National Film Competition

December 15, 2008
Latest NAB TV Financial Report Available at NAB Store

December 11, 2008
NAB Applauds House Passage of DTV Legislation

December 11, 2008
Rehr Urges White House Approval of DTV Legislation

December 11, 2008
Vin Scully to be Inducted into NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame

December 4, 2008
NAB Show Organizers Bolster Team with NATPE, Discovery Additions

December 2, 2008
NAB Applauds Mobile DTV 'Candidate Standard' Approval

December 1, 2008
NAB Crystal Radio Awards Entries Due February 3

November

November 25, 2008
NAB TV Board: Americans Deserve Free Access to BCS Football Games

November 20, 2008
NAB Applauds Senate Passage of Digital TV Legislation

November 18, 2008
2009 NAB Show to Spotlight New Content, Platforms and Global Players

November 14, 2008
Florida A&M University Media Sales Institute Celebrates its Fourth Consecutive Year

November 13, 2008
Country Musicians Thank Radio...Again

November 13, 2008
NAB Statement on the Retirement of RTNDA President Barbara Cochran

November 12, 2008
NAB to Distribute Online Safety PSAs

November 12, 2008
NAB Response to Children Now Study on Educational TV Programming

November 11, 2008
NAB Seeking Entries for 2009 International Broadcasting Excellence Awards

November 11, 2008
Rehr Congratulates Obama, Highlights Broadcasters' Role in America

November 4, 2008
NAB Statement on Today's FCC 'White Spaces' Vote

October

October 29, 2008
NABEF Calls for Entries for 2009 Celebration of Service to America Awards

October 28, 2008
Rehr Reinforces Support for Geolocation; Urges FCC to Seek Public Comment on Report

October 27, 2008
Rehr Stresses Transparency, Due Process in 'White Space' Letter to FCC

October 23, 2008
Network Chiefs Reinforce Concern Over Spectrum-Sensing, Power Limits

October 23, 2008
Questionable DTV Marketing Efforts Continue

October 22, 2008
NAB Applauds Nielsen's Revised 'Sweeps' Schedule

October 22, 2008
NAB Response to Calls for Government Mandated Quiet Period

October 22, 2008
Broadcasters Alert FCC to White Space Proponents' End Game

October 17, 2008
Celebrity Entertainers Featured in PSAs Promoting Election Education for Students

October 17, 2008
Broadcast Groups, Networks Join in Call for Comment Period on FCC 'White Space' Report

October 16, 2008
NABEF and BEA Announce PSA Competition Winners

October 16, 2008
FCC 'White Space' Report Reveals Curious Discrepancies

October 15, 2008
NAB TV Board Expresses Support for Rockefeller-Capps DTV Legislation

October 15, 2008
Actions of the NAB Board of Directors

October 13, 2008
NAB Names Janet McGregor Chief Operating and Financial Officer

October 9, 2008
New Partnership to Boost Content Theme at Two Trade Shows

October 9, 2008
New Video Highlights Broadcasters' Concern Over Potential 'White Space' Interference

October 2, 2008
27 Congressional Black Caucus Members Express Concern Over FCC Localism Mandates

October 1, 2008
NAB Statement on Senate Passage of Webcaster Settlement Act

September

September 30, 2008
Country Music's Jewel Says Radio Airplay Provided Her 'Cinderella' Moment

September 29, 2008
NAB Applauds HD Radio Bill

September 25, 2008
NAB Show Receives Top Award for Most International Participants

September 24, 2008
Google Petition Ignores TV Interference Issues

September 18, 2008
2008 NAB Marconi Radio Award Winners Announced

September 17, 2008
Rehr Delivers Opening Keynote Address at The NAB Radio Show

September 17, 2008
NAB to Distribute Drunk Driving Prevention PSAs at NAB Radio Show

September 17, 2008
NAB Radio Show to Feature Demonstration of HD Radio Electronic Program Guide

September 16, 2008
Radio Stations Unite to Boost Hurricane Ike Recovery Efforts

September 4, 2008
WHUR-FM to Receive NAB HD Radio Multicast Award

September 3, 2008
NAB Radio Show Session Examines AM Tower Revenue

September 2, 2008
NAB Radio Show to Discuss Revenue Opportunities for HD Radio

August

August 28, 2008
NAB Radio Show Airfare Falls Below $300 From At Least 11 Major Cities

August 28, 2008
Broadcast Executives to Present at NAB Marconi Radio Awards

August 27, 2008
RAB CEO Jeff Haley to Keynote NAB Radio Show Luncheon

August 25, 2008
NAB Radio Show to Feature FCC Chairman Kevin Martin

August 18, 2008
NAB Radio Show Session Addresses Copper Theft

August 13, 2008
Radio Show Career Day to Feature New Speed Mentoring Session

August 13, 2008
IBOC Technical Panel Featured at NAB Radio Show

August 13, 2008
All Four Network Affiliate Organizations Endorse NAB DTV 'Quiet Period' Plan

August 12, 2008
NAB Members Pledge Continuation of TV Service Before and After DTV Transition

August 7, 2008
NAB Radio Show to Feature FCC Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein

August 4, 2008
NAB Radio Show Session Examines New Sales Opportunities in Rural Communities

July

July 31, 2008
Austin Musicians to Perform at NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show

July 30, 2008
New Web Site Illustrates Broadcasters' Public Service

July 28, 2008
NAB Radio Show Session Features Top Program Directors

July 25, 2008
NAB Statement on FCC Approval of XM-Sirius Monopoly

July 24, 2008
'Nashville Star' Judges Tell Contestants of Radio Airplay's Importance

July 23, 2008
NAB Statement on FCC's Reported 3-2 Vote Favoring a Satellite Radio Monopoly

July 17, 2008
New Book Looks at Monetizing Broadcast Towers

July 17, 2008
New York Times Columnist David Pogue to Keynote NAB Radio Show

July 17, 2008
Costs for Proposed XM and Sirius Monopoly Likely Approaching $100 Million

July 16, 2008
Registration and Housing are Now Open for the 2008 NAB European Conference

July 15, 2008
Rehr to FCC: Satcaster Deception Must be Addressed as Part of Merger Review

July 14, 2008
2008 NAB Marconi Radio Awards Finalists Announced

July 14, 2008
Billy Bush to Host NAB Marconi Radio Awards

July 10, 2008
NAB Statement on FCC's Initiation of Field Testing for 'White Space' Devices

July 2, 2008
NAB Radio Show Session to Examine Radio's New Media Opportunities

June

June 27, 2008
Rehr Delivers Keynote During Conclave Learning Conference

June 26, 2008
NAB Statement on Today's Subcommittee Markup Vote

June 25, 2008
NAB Runs New Ad Opposing Performance Tax

June 24, 2008
Majority of U.S. House Members Now Oppose RIAA Tax on Radio

June 23, 2008
NAB Response to RIAA-Backed MusicFIRST Stunt

June 20, 2008
NAB Files Reply Comments on Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act

June 20, 2008
NAB Radio Show Housing in High Demand

June 18, 2008
NAB Radio Show Introduces New Super Session Featuring Radio Executives

June 16, 2008
Statement from NAB on Reports Regarding XM-Sirius Monopoly-Merger

June 13, 2008
Performance Tax Opposition Three Votes Shy of House Majority

June 13, 2008
Statement from NAB President and CEO David Rehr on the Passing of NBC's Tim Russert

June 12, 2008
NAB to FCC: Stations Already Vested in Community

June 12, 2008
New Report Highlights Opportunities Resulting from FM-Capable Cell Phones

June 12, 2008
Congressional Opposition to Performance Tax Draws Closer to Majority

June 12, 2008
Actions of the NAB Board of Directors

June 11, 2008
NAB Runs New Ad Thanking Congress for Supporting the Local Radio Freedom Act

June 11, 2008
Prepared Oral Testimony for Broadcast Executives Steve Newberry and Charles Warfield

June 10, 2008
Study: Radio Airplay Generates $1.5 to $2.4 Billion in Music Sales Annually

June 6, 2008
Congressional Opposition to RIAA-Backed Performance Tax Grows

June 5, 2008
NAB Files Comments Regarding Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act

June 5, 2008
NAB Urges Lawmakers to Probe Record Labels

June 3, 2008
NAB Response to MusicFIRST Stunt

June 2, 2008
Nominations for NAB HD Radio Multicast Award Now Being Accepted

May

May 30, 2008
DC Mayor Adrian Fenty Declares June 9 'NABEF Day'

May 28, 2008
Sen. Tester Adds Support to Anti-Performance Tax Bill

May 27, 2008
Rehr Reinforces Record of Unlicensed Device Failures

May 22, 2008
Grammy-Winner Patti Austin to Perform at NABEF Service to America Awards

May 22, 2008
Reps. Barton and Stearns Join 150 Lawmakers in their Concern Over FCC Localism Mandates

May 21, 2008
Bruce Reese to Receive National Radio Award

May 19, 2008
NABEF Partners with 10 Universities in Scholarship Program

May 16, 2008
NAB Statement on Passage of S.J. 28

May 15, 2008
NAB Applauds Mobile DTV Announcements

May 15, 2008
NABEF Launches Online Broadcast Career Center

May 12, 2008
Three New Members Appointed to NAB Radio Board

May 12, 2008
NAB Filing: Enhanced Disclosure Burden 'Radically Understated' by FCC

May 12, 2008
Anti-Performance Tax Resolution Introduced in Senate

May 8, 2008
NABEF and BEA Announce PSA Contest for College Communications Students

May 7, 2008
North Carolina Rep Voices Concern Over FCC Localism Mandates

May 7, 2008
Registration is Now Open for The NAB Radio Show

May 6, 2008
NAB to FCC: Don't Retreat on Ownership

May 5, 2008
NAB Show Launches NAB365.com

May 1, 2008
Ensign: FCC Localism Mandates a 'Step Backward'

April

April 30, 2008
More than 200 House Members Oppose 'Performance Tax'

April 28, 2008
Senators Express Concern Over FCC Localism Mandates

April 28, 2008
NAB Files Comments Regarding FCC's Proposed Localism Mandates

April 16, 2008
NABEF Announces Engineering Internship Recipients

April 16, 2008
NAB Show Figures Highlight 'Global' Event

April 16, 2008
NAB Launches Web Site to Boost Locally-Focused Community Service Initiatives

April 15, 2008
NAB Announces Crystal Award Winners

April 14, 2008
Rehr Delivers Opening Keynote Address at NAB Show

April 13, 2008
NRSC Adopts Updated Digital Radio Broadcasting Standard

April 13, 2008
NAB and Partners Unveil Results of Project to Lower HD Radio Upgrade Costs for Stations

April 9, 2008
2008 NAB Show Enhances Global Reach

April 9, 2008
NAB Marconi Radio Award Nominations Now Being Accepted

April 8, 2008
Broadcasters to Unlicensed Device Proponents: Three Strikes and You're Out

April 7, 2008
Digital TV Transition to be Key Issue at NAB Show

April 7, 2008
USTelecom CEO Walter McCormick Jr. to Keynote Telecom2008 at NAB Show

April 7, 2008
Randy Michaels Named to NAB TV Board

April 3, 2008
Mobile TV Opportunities Highlighted at NAB Show

April 2, 2008
MRC's George Ivie to Receive 2008 Beville Award from NAB and BEA

April 2, 2008
Broadcast and Cable Execs to Discuss DTV Transition at NAB Show

April 2, 2008
NAB Show and DIS Consulting Announce Strategic Intelligence Partnership

April 1, 2008
Tim Robbins to Deliver Opening Keynote at NAB Show

March

March 31, 2008
NAB Show's New Content Theater Adds Bryan Fuller, Harry Shearer and Don Was to Line-Up

March 31, 2008
NAB Announces Board Election Results

March 31, 2008
Broadcasters Urge End to Advertising 'Dictates'

March 28, 2008
NAB Statement on Legal Challenge to New Enhanced Disclosure Rules

March 28, 2008
Strike Three for White Space Device

March 27, 2008
NAB Education Foundation Announces Service to America Winners

March 25, 2008
NAB Show Debuts New Content Storage Conference

March 25, 2008
Intel's Kahn to Keynote Mobility Super Session at NAB Show

March 24, 2008
NAB Statement on Today's DOJ Decision Regarding XM and Sirius

March 24, 2008
NAB Statement Regarding Google's Proposal on Interference-Causing Unlicensed Devices

March 19, 2008
HP and Dreamworks Animation to Share Stage for NAB Show Keynote

March 18, 2008
International Broadcasting Excellence Award Recipients to be Honored at NAB Show

March 17, 2008
NAB Statement on Today's Supreme Court Action Regarding 'Fleeting Expletives'

March 17, 2008
Doug Liman to Speak at NAB Show

March 14, 2008
Top Broadcasters to Recruit Job Seekers at NAB Show Career Fair

March 13, 2008
NAB Show Welcomes More Than 200 New Exhibitors

March 11, 2008
NAB Challenges Internet Streaming Decision

March 11, 2008
FCC's Adelstein and Tate to Speak at NAB Show

March 11, 2008
NAB Show to Feature New Surround Broadcast Conference

March 10, 2008
NAB Crystal Radio Awards Finalists Announced

March 7, 2008
Ray Cole Named to NAB Television Board

March 6, 2008
NAB Show Technology Luncheon to Feature Engineering Achievement Awards, NPR's Flatow

March 4, 2008
NAB Files Opposition to ACA's Request for Blanket Waiver from Viewability Rules

March 4, 2008
NAB Show Announces 'India Entertainment' Super Session

March 4, 2008
Nashville Mayor Hails Country Radio's Value

March 3, 2008
NAB Response to FCC DTV Education Order

February

February 27, 2008
Miss America 2008 Kirsten Haglund to Appear at the NABEF Service to America Awards

February 26, 2008
NAB Runs New Ad Opposing Performance Tax

February 25, 2008
NAB to RIAA: Let's Debate Artist 'Fairness'

February 22, 2008
Inaugural Crystal Heritage Award to be Presented at NAB Show

February 21, 2008
Fox Affiliates to Meet at NAB Show

February 20, 2008
NAB Asks FCC to Enforce DIRECTV's Local-to-Local' Promise in All 2010 TV Markets by Year-End

February 19, 2008
CEA, NAB Partner to Help Consumers Receive Free, Over-the-Air Digital Television

February 15, 2008
NAB Files Comments Regarding XM-Sirius Repeater Rules

February 14, 2008
Broadcast Leadership Program Yields New Minority TV Station Group Owner

February 14, 2008
Executive Producers of 'Lost' on Tap at NAB Show

February 13, 2008
Prepared Oral Testimony for NAB President and CEO David K. Rehr Before the House Telecom Subcommitte...

February 13, 2008
Valentine's Day Ad to Hightlight 'Love Affair' Between Radio and Recording Industry

February 12, 2008
Mark Shapiro to Keynote Content Commerce Session at the NAB Show

February 12, 2008
NAB Files Reply Comments at FCC Regarding Program Bundling and Retransmission Consent

February 11, 2008
New Microsoft Unlicensed Device Fails

February 11, 2008
Local Radio Freedom Act Gains Support; Grammy Winner Alicia Keys Thanks Radio

February 6, 2008
Rehr Writes Martin, Backs FCC Viewability Rule

February 6, 2008
Inside Edition's Deborah Norville Returns as Emcee for 10th Annual Service to America Awards

February 5, 2008
NAB Board Forms Low Power TV Committee

February 4, 2008
NABEF Names Cornelious Foote as New Editor of Broadreach

February 4, 2008
NAB Statement on Cable's Anti-Consumer DTV Transition Lawsuit

January

January 31, 2008
Actions of the NAB Board of Directors

January 31, 2008
Fast-Track Adoption of Mobile DTV Standard Could Generate $2B in New Broadcast TV Revenue

January 29, 2008
Barry Sonnenfeld to Speak at NAB Show

January 28, 2008
NAB Pushes for Senate Vote on Reporter Shield Law

January 24, 2008
NAB Statement on Today's Kaiser Family Foundation Report

January 22, 2008
NAB President David K. Rehr Responds to Wireless Innovation Alliance

January 18, 2008
NAB Statement in Response to FCC Plans for a Second Round of Unlicensed Device Testing

January 17, 2008
NAB Beefs up Government Relations, Legal Teams

January 17, 2008
Quincy Jones to Receive NABEF Leadership Award

January 10, 2008
Radio's Country Cares for St. Jude Kids to be Honored with Service to America Award

January 10, 2008
NAB Response to Wireless Innovation Alliance

January 10, 2008
CSI Creator and Executive Producer Anthony Zuiker to Address Content Strategies at NAB Show

January 8, 2008
NAB Files Comments at FCC Regarding AM on FM Translators

January 8, 2008
Women's Role in Media will be Examined at Upcoming NAB Conference

January 7, 2008
NAB Unveils New Logo

January 4, 2008
NAB Files Comments at FCC Regarding Program Bundling and Retransmission Consent









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