LS Briefs

FCC to Examine Radio and Television Ownership Restrictions During Quadrennial Review

The FCC will focus on media ownership restrictions during its upcoming quadrennial review of the broadcast ownership rules.  The restrictions limit the number of radio or television stations that can be commonly owned in a market, and prohibit the “… Read More
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Categories: Broadcast and Media

LS Manager Sally Buckman to Moderate PLI's Panel “Hot Topics in Media Law" on December 6, 2018

Lerman Senter’s Manager, Sally Buckman, will moderate the Practicing Law Institute’s panel “Hot Topics in Media Law” at the 36th Annual Institute on Telecommunications Policy & Regulation on December 6, 2018 in Washington DC.  More… Read More
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Categories: Firm News

FCC Seeks Comment On LPTV, Translator, FM Cost Catalog

The FCC is asking for public comment on its proposed catalog of costs that may be incurred by LPTV, translator and FM stations affected by the broadcast repacking process.  Read More
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Categories: Broadcast and Media

FCC Eliminates Paper Filing of Broadcast Contracts

The FCC has eliminated the requirement that broadcasters file paper copies of certain station contracts, agreements, and ownership-related documents.  Read More
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Categories: Broadcast and Media

FCC Seeks Input On Competition in Audio-Delivery Marketplace

At the direction of Congress, the FCC is examining the state of competition in the audio-delivery marketplace.  Read More
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Categories: Broadcast and Media

Three Lerman Senter Attorneys Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America®

Lerman Senter Members, Meredith S. Senter, Jr. and Sally A. Buckman, and Senior Counsel, Steven A. Lerman, have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for their work in Communications Law. Read More
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FCC Application Fees To Increase

The FCC is raising the cost to file broadcast applications with the Commission. The FCC has announced a new schedule of application fees that will take effect later this summer or in early fall. Read More
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Categories: Broadcast and Media

FCC Proposes Children's TV Programming Rule Changes

The FCC is proposing significant revisions to its children’s television programming rules to give broadcasters more flexibility in providing programming that meets the educational programming needs of children. Read More
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Categories: Broadcast and Media

National EAS Test Set for September 20; First EAS Participant Report Due August 27

The 2018 National Emergency Alert System (EAS) Test is scheduled for September 20, 2018 at 2:20 PM EDT, with a backup test date of October 3, 2018. Read More
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Categories: Broadcast and Media

FCC Seeks Input From Broadcasters On Potential New FM Class C4

The FCC wants to know what broadcasters think about a proposal to establish a new class of FM stations known as Class C4. Read More
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Categories: Broadcast and Media

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