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Royal blue with a large delivery-style basket at its helm, the official newsgathering bicycle of WLRN's Keys bureau was delivered in style Friday to veteran journalist Nancy Klingener. "It shows that they get Key West and how we live here," said Klingener, a Massachusetts native who has called Key West…

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Completing the repack of TV spectrum within the FCC’s aggressive 39-month timeline will require several significant do-overs by the agency — chief among them an accommodation for temporary TV transmit antennas but even then meeting the schedule will be dicey. That’s the bottom line of a presentation by Dan Fallon,…

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A new faith-based radio station may hit the airwaves in Terre Haute within the next three years. The Federal Communications Commission on Feb. 23 granted a construction permit to Terre Haute Seventh-Day Adventist Church for a new station on Channel 298. The station would operate on the frequency of 107.5…

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Red Sox radio broadcasts have been heard across New England on WEEI since 1995. A new deal announced Thursday ensures that the familiar partnership will remain intact for many more years. The Red Sox and Entercom Communications, WEEI’s parent company, announced a seven-year contract extension through 2023 that will keep…

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Regarded by many as Asia’s largest pro-audio, film and broadcasting industry event, Broadcast Asia 2016 is set to kick off for the 21st time on May 31. Many representatives from the audio side of the industry will be present and are expected to talk about trending topics like audio over…

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For the first time, China will broadcast the Eurovision Song Contest live, both online and on television. There is great interest in the Eurovision Song Contest in China. For the second year running, China will use the TV channel Mango TV to air the programme. Last year, the contest was…

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NOW TV appears to have struck the latest blow in the battle over paid television soccer broadcasts with the announcement that it will broadcast the forthcoming 2016 European Championship hosted by France. There was speculation LeEco, which was reported to have spent a staggering US$600 million to grab the English…

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At Caral Lounge on Park Street in Hartford, the Hartford Yard Goats owner Josh Solomon and WPRX AM 1120 radio owner Oscar Nieves announced that all of the Yard Goats' home baseball games will be broadcast in Spanish during the 2016 season. Danny Rodriguez will call the play by play…

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With eSports quickly growing into a global phenomenon and rapidly gaining mainstream acceptance, Electronic Sports League (ESL) launches one of the first round-the-clock eSports television channels in the world. Called “eSportsTV”, the channel aims to increase “content accessibility for the esports community worldwide”. It “will operate alongside existing ESL partnerships…

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Comparing traditional TV with digital has long been tricky. While data about digital seems more direct and accurate, measurements like unique users and minutes viewed are like oranges compared to TV's audience of apples. While measurement companies Nielsen and comScore compete to construct a cross-platform ratings regime that works, the…