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TVTechnology: The Difficulties of Getting a Great Mix to Air

TVTechnology: The Difficulties of Getting a Great Mix to Air | Broadcast Engineering Notes | Scoop.it
TVTechnology I started mixing for television in the late 1970’s during the good old analog days when TV audio was more of an afterthought than it is now
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FCC Proposes Fines Against Two Florida Pirates

FCC Proposes Fines Against Two Florida Pirates | Broadcast Engineering Notes | Scoop.it
The FCC has proposed fines against two alleged unlicensed radio station operators.

The Commission levied a $25,000 proposed fine against DAMIAN ANTHONY OJOUKU ALLEN for running a pirate station at 101.1 FM in FORT LAUDERDALE; ALLEN was previously fined for the same infraction on the same frequency in nearby POMPANO BEACH.

And a $15,000 fine was proposed against JEAN RICHARD SALVADOR, also identified as "KONPAMAN," for a pirate station on 89.5 FM ("BREEZ FM ...
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Smith: FCC Costing Broadcasters 'Millions' | TVNewsCheck.com

NAB President Gordon Smith tells FCC Chairman Wheeler that his proposed crackdown on JSAs has already financially damaged the industry and could eventually cost jobs. “It’s time to take a step back and reevaluate,” says Smith in a letter to the chairman.
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Cutting the Cord: Can Buying Episodes and Watching TV Online Be Cheaper Than Cable?

Cutting the Cord: Can Buying Episodes and Watching TV Online Be Cheaper Than Cable? | Broadcast Engineering Notes | Scoop.it
Cable TV is an outdated concept. You pay an ever-increasing bill every month for thousands of shows you’ll never watch. When you do want to watch, you have to organize your life around the TV schedule or set up your own DVR.
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What’s the difference between encoding and transcoding?

What’s the difference between encoding and transcoding? | Broadcast Engineering Notes | Scoop.it
“What’s the difference between encoding and transcoding?” was one of the first questions I had when I started working with video. I had always used them interchangeably and after a quick internet s...
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Kagan: Pay-TV Shed 251K Subscribers in 2013 | c2meworld.com

Kagan: Pay-TV Shed 251K Subscribers in 2013 | c2meworld.com | Broadcast Engineering Notes | Scoop.it
Inspired by the NAB Show and produced by NewBay Media, Connect 2 Media & Entertainment delivers news and insight regarding all areas of digital media and entertainment.
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Netflix CEO Calls for Strong Net Neutrality Rules

Less than a month after agreeing to pay Comcast to ensure that its OTT service was delivered without interruption, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings wrote on the company's blog that large Internet service providers such as Comcast and AT&T shouldn't be able to exact tolls from content distributors in exchange for better Internet.

 

Why This Matters: Marking Netflix’s strongest stance on topic of network neutrality, Hastings argued that stronger network neutrality rules are needed, and that ISPs should be prevented from charging an “arbitrary tax” for interconnections to services like Netflix.

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Local TV Up, Cable Down in Pew News Study

  

According to the 2013 Pew Research Center State of the News Media Report released on Wednesday, last year was a mixed bag for traditional TV news, with the first increase in viewership for local TV news in five years, but cable news trended down.


Why This Matters: According to the report, while there were more viewers of local TV news, there were fewer TV stations producing original news compared to 2010, which the report attributes to a "wave" of ownership changes and content sharing arrangements.

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Netflix Kicks Off War of Words With ISPs Over Net Neutrality

Netflix Kicks Off War of Words With ISPs Over Net Neutrality | Broadcast Engineering Notes | Scoop.it
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings strongly criticized major ISPs like AT&T, Comcast, and Verizon over their alleged anti-net neutrality behavior in a recent post on the video streaming company’s blog.
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Broadcast Industry News From Regional Film and Video

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Broadcast Industry News From Regional Film and Video
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OpEdNews Article: Article: The FCC - Actually Enforcing Its Own Rules?

OpEdNews Article: Article: The FCC - Actually Enforcing Its Own Rules? | Broadcast Engineering Notes | Scoop.it
The FCC's new chair Tom Wheeler is putting forth proposals to actually enforce FCC rules. But will he pay attention to Wisconsin, where corporations defiantly flaunt rules about "news"?
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FCC Reduces Fine Against WLBH, Hits WDJZ, South Central/Evansville With Proposed Fines

FCC Reduces Fine Against WLBH, Hits WDJZ, South Central/Evansville With Proposed Fines | Broadcast Engineering Notes | Scoop.it
MATTOON BROADCASTING COMPANY has been fined $500 by the FCC for tower enclosure and main studio staffing violations at Adult Standards WLBH-A and Hot AC WLBH-F (MAGIC 97)/MATTOON, IL.  The fine was reduced from $14,000 due to inability to pay.

The fine was levied after an FCC agent found a locked door and no answer to phone calls or doorbell rings at the station's main studio, plus two cars in the parking lot with flat tires and fences that were falling down or missing surrounding the ...
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This Week In Radio Tech - GFQ Network - Podcasting Network

This Week In Radio Tech - GFQ Network - Podcasting Network | Broadcast Engineering Notes | Scoop.it
This Week in Radio Tech "TWiRT" Broadcast Engineers – especially Radio engineers – work behind the scenes to bring you most everything we listen to
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