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January/February 2007

The Thing About New Year's Resolutions; President's Message; Mary Collins, BCFM/BCCA President & CEO; mcollins@bcfm.com

Do Broadcasters Receive Equipment From Sprint/Nextel Tax Free?; by Richard H. Wireman II, CPA; Director of Corporate Taxation, Meredith Corporation.

Abandoned Property Laws One Way to Supplement State Tax Revenue; by Jim Kutz, Senior Manager of Sales and Use Tax, Clear Channel Communications, San Antonio, TX.

Putting Your Passion to Work; by Zack Fortsch, RMS McGladrey.

True Value; by Thomas Wing, Vice President, Chubb & Son, Whitehouse Station, NJ.

Navigating New Media's Music Licensing Rules; Andy Holdgate, BCFM PR Representative; Holdgate Public Relations, Highland Ranch, CO; holdgatepr@comcast.net

Good Golsch: Reviewing Employee Performance; by Steven Golsch, principal, HRmomentum; www.hrmomentum.com

Think again!; by Erwin Krasnow, Esq., Garvey Schubert Barer, Washington, DC.

Cable Isn't a 'Utility' Under Bankruptcy Law; by Frank W. Lloyd, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, PC, Washington, DC; flloyd@mintz.com.

March/April 2007 

What This Year's Conference Can Do For You; President's Message; Mary Collins, BCFM/BCCA President & CEO; mcollins@bcfm.com

Prospectus:
Are Cellphones and iPods Central to our Existence?
RAB's CEO: RAdio Must Be 'More Proactive'
How Quick Are Folks Ditching Conventional TV?
Experts: Media Usage, Choices Will Rise Quite Fast in 2007
Kuchinich Warns FCC He's Going to Review Media-Ownership Issues

Learn More...Win Big in Vegas May 22-24; W. Charles Warner, President, Broadcast Finance, Evanston, IL and BCFM Financial Consultant and Conference Coordinator; cwarner@bcfm.com

Cable Network Affiliate Credit & Collections; by Bruce Lazarus, CEO, Cable Audit Associates, Greenwood Village, CO.

Is your Credit and Collections 'House' in Order?; C. Robin Szabo, President, Szabo Associates, Atlanta, GA.

The Changing Game of Cable Collections; by Debbie Abercrombie, Corporate VP of Client Services, Credit Protection Association, LP.

Excuses, Excuses, Excuses Part 1; by George Stella, President, CCR, Garden City, NY.

TV's Traffic Patterns: Changing Fast; by Stewart Schley, freelance writer, Englewood, CO.

Building or Tweaking a Tower? Make Note of New FCC Rules; by John Wells King, member, law firm Garvey Schubert Barer, Washington, DC.

Good as Golsch: HR Issues at the BCFM/BCCA Annual Conference; by Steven Golsch, principal, HR Momentum, www.HRMomentum.com.

Last Word: Understanding the FCC's Revised Children's Television Rules; by John D. Poutasse, member, Leventhal Senter & Lerman PLLC and Jennifer Miller, senior associate, Leventhal Senter & Lerman, PLLC, Washington, DC.

May/June 2007

It takes a Community; President's Message; Mary Collins, BCFM/BCCA President & CEO; mcollins@bcfm.com

Prospectus:
Cox Sets the Scene for NCTA's Annual Convention
Oxley Knocks His SOX
mp3 Rockers Want Their Radio Tuners

Doing the Royalty Math; by Melodie Virtue, partner, law firm of Garvey Schubert Barer, Washington, DC; mvirtue@gsblaw.com

Giving to Those Who Give; by Janet Stilson, freelance writer and TFM Editor; editor@bcfm.com

Polishing the Crown; by Janet Stilson, freelance writer and TFM Editor; editor@bcfm.com

Apollo's Grand Mission; by Linda Dupree, EVP of Portable People Meter product development, Arbitron, Inc.; and Howard Shimmel, SVP of client insights, The Nielsen Co.

A Marriage of Great Convenience; Evie Haskell, editor-in-chief, BRIDGE Media Group.

Excuses, Excuses...Part 2; by George Stella, President, CCR, Garden City, NY.

Recipe for Disaster Relief; Thomas R. Wing, Jr., VP Chubb & Son and broadcast segment manage for Chubb Commercial Insurance, Whitehouse Station, NJ.

Last Word: The Federal Cash Cow; by Lee Schubert, special council in Washington, DC for Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP.

July/August 2007

Top-Line Vegas Take-Away; President's Message; Mary Collins, BCFM/BCCA President & CEO; mcollins@bcfm.com

Association News

Conference Roundup:
Readying for the Dreaded "R" Word
Next Steps with Nextel
A Closer Look at Due Diligence
Online Reality Check

All Together, and Miles Apart

Mining the Political Mountains; by Janet Stilson, freelance writer and Editor, TFM; editor@bcfm.com

Weak Points, Strong Points; by Janet Stilson, freelance writer and Editor, TFM; editor@bcfm.com

Building Radio's Muscle; Andy Holdgate, BCFM PR Representative; Holdgate Public Relations, Highland Ranch, CO; holdgatepr@comcast.net

Golden, But No Oldie!; by Janet Stilson, freelance writer and Editor, TFM; editor@bcfm.com

Sharing the Load; by Andy Holdgate, BCFM PR Representative; Holdgate Public Relations, Highland Ranch, CO; holdgatepr@comcast.net

The HD Radio Waiting Game; Ron Davis, chairman of the Samll Market Operators Caucus and small market stations in Montana, NAB Radio BOD member representing Montana, Idaho and Wyoming.

September/October 2007

Mobile Media Skates Ahead; President's Message; Mary Collins, BCFM/BCCA President & CEO; mcollins@bcfm.com

Prospectus
So many Primaries, So Many Hot Dates
Will Virtual Worlds Rock the World?

Getting More Bang from Technology Buck; by Deborah Brozina, managing partner, Making Change Productions, LLC; debrozina@earthlink.net

Romancing the Internet; by Lee Clayton Roper, principal, International Media Advisors, Denver, CO; lroper@intlma.com (TFM editor Janet Stilson was also a contributor to this article)

After the Scam; by Raymond J. Gustini, partner, Nixon Peabody LLP, Washington, DC; rgustini@nixonpeabody.com.

Protecting the Revenue Streams; by Thomas R. Wing Jr., broadcast segment manager for Chubb Commercial Insurance and Vice President for Chubb & Son, Whitehouse Station, NJ; twing@chubb.com.

Ending the Paper Madness; by Abby Auerback, EVP Television Advertising Bureau, New York, NY; aauerbach@tvb.org.

The Bankruptcy Brainteaser; reprinted with permission from Creditor's Edge, Bastien Financial Publications, Steve Bastien, publisher; steve@creditnews.com.

Data Deep Dive
US Media Forecast

Last Word
Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down on Local Web Strategies; by Richard Taub, principal, Battery Communications, New York; rtaub@v-me.tv.

November/December 2007

The Talent Transition; President's Message; Mary Collins, BCFM/BCCA President & CEO; mcollins@bcfm.com

Prospectus
NBC Streams Make for a Wide River of Viewing

An Rx For Future Shock; by Ann Carlsen, founder & CEO, Carlsen Resources.

Sex, Lies and Multimillion Dollar Court Cases; by Susan Ritz, partner Ritz & Clark LLP, Manhattan, sritz@ritzandclark.com.

New Kids in the Cubicles; by Janet Stilson, freelance writer and Editor, TFM; editor@bcfm.com

Avoiding Political Turbulence; originally written by Peter F. Szabo, founder of Szabo Associates, it has been posthumously published and updated by Sally Buckman, member of Leventhal Senter & Lerman PLLC, Washington, DC.

The Preferential Tug of War; by C. Robin Szabo, President, Szabo Associates, Atlanta, GA, robin@szabo.com; C. David Butler, bankruptcy specialist, Shapiro Fussell, Atlanta, GA; and Tracy Marion, bankruptcy specialist, Shapiro Fussell, Atlanta, GA.

The Bankruptcy Act Update

Data Deep Dive
Ad Spend Ups and Downs
; TNS Media Intelligence, Sept. 2007

Last Word
Words that Wound, and How to Avoid Them; by Nancy L. Wolf, member, law firm of Leventhal Senter & Lerman PLLC, Washington, DC, nwolf@lsl-law.com.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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