Campaign: Economic Growth, Job Creation & Private Investment

REQUIRE REAL RADIO LOCALISM AND DRIVE ESTABLISHMENT OF NEW SUSTAINABLE BROADBAND ADOPTION, ESPECIALLY IN UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES

SUMMARY: As a low-cost, existing, universally available communication system, broadcast radio is unparalleled. It reaches everybody willing to listen. Yet, radio is failing to even begin approaching its promise. Radio could be the engine that drives thousands of successful Internet enterprises—especially local newspapers and local journalism sites. Radio would provide the headlines and push traffic to web sites for deeper ...more »

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Campaign: Economic Growth, Job Creation & Private Investment

LOCAL BROADCAST RADIO: Job Creator… News Provider... Web Partner... Broadband Promoter... Only Functional Platform in a Disaster

Is there a future for local broadcast radio? Will it include local news and public affairs? Without serious regulation and enforcement, the answer seems certain to be “no.” In fact, without the rejuvenating effect of the reintroduction of licensee requirements to deliver local news and public affairs (also called “localism”), AM and FM broadcasting are doomed to a premature demise decades before any true replacement ...more »

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