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Lerman Senter Attorneys Named as Super Lawyers

Five Lerman Senter attorneys have been named to the 2020 Super Lawyers list. Read More
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FCC Warns of EAS Vulnerabilities and Encourages Broadcasters to Take Action

The FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau recently issued e-mail warnings to Emergency Alert System (EAS) participants reporting that malicious cyber activity could expose vulnerabilities in the system. Read More
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FCC Clarifies Certain Political Record-Keeping Requirements

The FCC has clarified that certain political file record-keeping requirements apply only to ads purchased by third-party issue advertisers, and not to ads purchased by candidates. Read More
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Lerman Senter's Sally Buckman Pens "A Political Quagmire" About Complexities of Political File Compliance

Sally Buckman’s column “A Political Quagmire” appears in the current edition of The Financial Manager magazine. Read More
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Rebecca Jacobs Goldman Joins Lerman Senter

Lerman Senter has announced that Rebecca Jacobs Goldman has joined the firm. Read More
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FCC Takes Steps to Limit Broadcasters' Compliance Burdens During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The FCC has taken three additional steps to ease broadcasters’ regulatory compliance burdens during the coronavirus pandemic. Read More
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Categories: Broadcast and Media

White House Clarifies and Expands Executive Branch Review of Foreign Participation in FCC Regulated Telecom Services

The President has issued an Executive Order making changes to the process by which Executive Branch national security, law enforcement, trade and other agencies review FCC applications filed by telecommunications service providers. Read More
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Deadlines for First Quarter Issues Programs Reports and Annual KidVid Reports Extended to July 10, 2020

The FCC has extended until July 10, 2020 the deadline for radio and television stations to upload 1st Quarter 2020 issues programs reports to their public inspection files, and has extended the annual KidVid report filing deadline to that same date. Read More
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Categories: Broadcast and Media

April 10, 2020 Deadline for Quarterly Television Reports

Quarterly television reports for 1Q 2020 must be uploaded to online public inspection files by April 10, 2020. The FCC will grant waivers for stations experiencing coronavirus-related hardships. Read More
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April 10, 2020 Deadline for Quarterly Radio Issue-Responsive Programming Lists

The quarterly listing of issue-responsive programming aired between Jan. 1 - Mar. 31, 2020 must be uploaded to radio online public inspection files by April 10, 2020. The FCC will grant waivers for stations experiencing coronavirus-related hardships. Read More
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Categories: Broadcast and Media

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