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2019 CBA SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS HONORED AT YARD GOATS GAME

(l-r) Andy Russell, CBA Scholarship Committee Chair, Gerry Brooks, NBC Connecticut, Skylar Haines, Gerry Brooks Scholarship recipient, Sheila Samuel, Luke Duffy, Paul Taff Scholarship recipient, Ben Upson, Matt White, Chris Gamelin, Mike Rice Engineering Scholarship, Marek Ptakowski, Caitlin Topping. (unable to attend:  Shayla Farrow, Taylor Mascetta, Eric Warner, Emily Jones)

The 2019 CBA Scholarship recipients were honored in July at a Yard Goats game at Dunkin Donuts Park in Hartford.

The recipients participated in a private pre-game reception, then enjoyed the game in a suite provided by NBC Connecticut. 

FCC MODERNIZES CHILDREN`S TV PROGRAMMING RULES

New Rules Provide Broadcasters Greater Flexibility and Serves Public Interest

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2019—The Federal Communications Commission today updated its
children’s television programming rules. This action provides broadcasters greater scheduling
flexibility, enables them to offer more diverse and innovative educational programming, and
relieves unnecessary burdens while ensuring that educational programming remains available
to all children.

Changes to Must-Carry/Retrans Consent Elections

The FCC has also released the Summary of the changes it adopted to TV stations’ Must-Carry/Retrans Consent Election procedures, which appear to track pretty closely those proposed by NASBA in our Media Modernization comments.  We’ll know more when the full text of the Order is released.