NAB is calling on the FCC to put "an end to the cable industry’s continued practice of ‘overriding’ critical, potentially life-saving warnings offered by local TV stations during emergency weather situations." It made the comments in response to the FCC’s plans to revamp the nation’s emergency alert system. NAB argues local broadcasters’ weather warnings are routinely replace by "automated-and often outdated-canned announcement(s)." NCTA said the FCC rejected similar NAB complaints several times during the past few years.

The Daily


Reading List

Longtime ARRIS CEO Bob Stanzione and CFO Dave Potts worked with journalist Jonathan Tombes on a new book that tells the tale of

Read the Full Issue
The Skinny is delivered on Tuesday and focuses on the cable profession. You'll stay in the know on the headlines, topics and special issues you value most. Sign Up


Dec 7
Most Powerful Women Celebration Register to Join Us in NYC to Celebrate!
Full Calendar


Seeking an INDUSTRY JOB?

Hiring? In conjunction with our sister brand, Cynopsis, we are offering hiring managers a deep pool of media-savvy, skilled candidates at a range of experience levels and sectors, The result will be an even more robust industry job board, to help both employers and job seekers.

Contact for more information.