The NAB Wrap Up by NAB Show Reporters

5/8/2012 4:27:54 PM
By PSN Staff

The NAB Show Daily News, the official newspaper of the NAB Show, offers a look at some of the top stories that made headlines at the 2012 NAB Show. For additional coverage of conference sessions and exhibitors on the show floor, visit

In The News
NAB's Smith Says 'We Can't Let Down Our Guard'
Smith said battles with the telecommunications industry over spectrum, among other pressing issues, won't subside any time soon.

Genachowski: Hear Us Out on Spectrum Auction
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski once again attempted to sell the FCC's spectrum incentive auction plan to broadcasters, many of them skeptical, at the NAB Show.

Industry Is in New Golden Age
Bruce Rosenblum, president of Warner Bros. Television Group at Warner Bros. Entertainment said, “The business has never been better.”

McDowell: FCC Shouldn’t Single Out Broadcasters for Ad Disclosure
It’s not very often that a regulator gets rousing applause at the NAB Show.

Notable Sessions
Drama, Laughs Part of Netflix’s Content Future
Ted Sarandos, chief content officer for Netflix, revealed details of the new role his company is taking on, that of original content distributor.

‘Walking Dead,’ A Runaway Success
It’s a television series so gruesome its own creators consider hanging out on the set creepy.

Woz Brings Computing Power to PPW
A capacity crowd paid rapt attention as the four panelists were guided through their separate topics, and then noted the bonds that join them conceptually.

Cameron, Pace Talk Up Live 3DTV
"3D is the future, and a big part of that future is in broadcast," Cameron said.

‘The Best Shows Are Riddles’
Non-fiction television thrives on strong characters, a clear story arc and knowing your audience.

Broadcast Television Seeks Migration Path
To maintain any kind of relevance in a dynamic television market, terrestrial broadcast TV must have a migration path forward.

Social Media Changes Election Conversation
Those who expected the 2012 presidential election to be a plodding, humdrum campaign have had a pleasant surprise with sudden-breaking news and unusual news stories.

Spotlight On Technology

See what some of the NAB Show Daily News reporters found interesting on the exhibit floor.
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Reporting from South Lower Hall & Outdoor

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