Features

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Florida Fm'er Fined

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A Florida FM station has had its license renewed but been fined $7,500 by the FCC for violating federal equal employment opportunity (EEO) guidelines. WZZR-FM Stuart, Fla. had its license challenged…

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Just Rewards

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George Kindel, executive editor for WHDH's “News 7,” is one of 12 recipients of the William Benton Fellowship in Broadcast Journalism at the U. of Chicago. The nine-month fellowship begins in…

  • Film

Cannes-Celed

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Peter Greenaway's “Prospero's Books,” which had been announced as a competition entry at the Cannes Film Festival, won't make it to the fest after all due to its complex special effects not being…

Marketplace

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Rereg Postponed

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The FCC has postponed until June its much-anticipated vote on rules that could allow cities greater authority to regulating cable tv rates on the basic tier. The FCC was expected to vote May 9 on…

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Race To The Top

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The Boston Marathon wasn't the only race in Boston on April 15. The three Boston affiliate stations raced for ratings points, with WCVB-TV and WBZ-TV covering the entire race while WHDH-TV stuck with…

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Docus Speak Out

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WNYC-TV's “Human Rights Film Festival” opens May 9 with “Signed: Lingo Brocka,” about the Filipino director's imprisonment after criticizing Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos. It is followed by another…

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Stars Come Out For Orbis

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Orbis Communications is launching a new 12-title cash movie package called “The Star Performers” into syndication this week. Eleven of the titles are original movies-of-the-week made for HBO. Titles…

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Spring Cleaning

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Adult contemporary station KCMG-FM has undergone a house cleaning following its recent acquisition by Nationwide Communications. Pink slips went to news director Toni Taylor, morning man Gary Dee…

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