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Julius Genachowski, Technology Executive, Said to Be Obama's FCC Choice

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Please include the Great Smokey Robinson, Johnny Gill, Al Green... These singers have such beautiful voices . Smokey Robinson in concert, the man still...

Grammy Award-Winning Singer Tasha Cobb Headlines CBCF Prayer Breakfast

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Radio Facts: Radio Facts: Grammy award-winning singer Tasha Cobbs will headline the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) Annual Prayer Breakfast during the CBCF's 46th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC). International faith leader and senior pastor Rev. Dr. Cynthia L. Hale, of the Ray of Hope Christian Church in Decatur, Ga., will deliver the keynote message.
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“ASCAP: One Hundred Years and Beyond” Exhibition to Open at Library of Congress

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The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), one of the world’s leading performing-rights organizations, through the past 100 years has been protecting the use of its members’ musical works, monitoring broadcast, online and live usage and ensuring that music creators are fairly compensated.
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Ne-Yo and Paul Williams Urge Congress to Update Music Licensing Regulations for the Digital...

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Creative Rights Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Howard Coble (R-NC) and Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA) today welcomed ascap to Capitol Hill for a special performance and panel discussion focused on changes to the outdated licensing system in today's digital landscape.

Six Members Of Congress Add Support For Local Radio Freedom Act

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Six Members of the House of Representatives have added their names as co-sponsors of a resolution that opposes "any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge" on local broadcast radio stations.
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Snoop Lion (aka Snoop Dogg) Joins Tony Bennett And Brady Campaign to Support “Voices...

Rapper Snoop Lion, who has been one of the most outspoken proponents of ending gun violence, has joined with singer Tony Bennett to support VOICES AGAINST VIOLENCE, a campaign launched last month by Bennett, his son and manager Danny Bennett and the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.
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Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter React to Mitt Romney’s Speech...

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Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter held a press conference call to react to Mitt Romney's speech at the 103rd NAACP...
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WIRELESS LIFELINE SUPPORTERS RALLY FOR FEDERAL PROGRAM FROM WELFARE TO WORK

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WIRELESS LIFELINE SUPPORTERS RALLY TO MAKE THE CASE FOR FEDERAL PROGRAM AIDING TRANSITION FROM WELFARE TO WORKOnly About a Third of Eligible Low-Income...

NAB RADIO BOARD ENDORSES CONDITIONS NECESSARY FOR PERFORMANCE FEE RESOLUTION

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Radio Facts: As I predicted months ago, this is going to pass and radio is going to end up paying something....K

Top Government Officials Speaking at CES Include FCC Chairman and Commissioners and Members of...

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Radio Facts: 2010 INTERNATIONAL CES SHAPES TECHNOLOGY POLICY Top policymakers will address key technology issues at the 2010 International CES ® with government officials slated to speak, including Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski.

NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith’s letter to Judiciary members regarding Performance Fee

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RECORD LABEL EXEC: RADIO IS “PARAMOUNT” TO BREAKING ARTISTS, KEEPING SUPERSTARS RELEVANT

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Radio Facts: RCA Records Senior Vice President of Pop Promotion Peter Gray became the latest record executive to single out radio airplay for its unparalleled role in helping promote the sale of music.

SHOCKER: Black Pastors to Lead Rally Against D.C. Gay Marriage Vote April 28th: Donations...

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Radio Facts: Filed Under: Has anybody heard from TD Jakes Lately? African-American Pastors to Lead Rally Against D.C. Gay Marriage Vote April 28th Washington, D.C. " The D.C. City Council is expected to vote on gay marriage legislation at its next meeting on May 5th furthering the process to recognize gay marriages performed in other states.

On Gay Marriage Issue: Should “GOOD” Urban Programmers be Void of Personal Opinion?

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Radio Facts: Filed Under: I have a very open mind but I don't agree with this shirt... If I was a programmer today, I would hire lesbians, gays, priests, church ladies, suburban housewives, cripples, midgets, Quakers, thugs and pimps for on air talent just to see what happens.