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FCC Fines Noncommercial Broadcaster $76,000 for Airing Commercial Advertisements

The FCC has issued a $76,000 fine against a noncommercial educational broadcaster for violating the prohibition on noncommercial stations airing commercial advertisements. Read More
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Categories: Broadcast and Media

"Hitting the Brakes" - Article by Lerman Senter's Sally Buckman Featured in The Financial Manager Magazine

"Hitting the Brakes," an article by Lerman Senter attorney and manager Sally Buckman, is featured in the January/February 2020 edition of The Financial Manager magazine. Read More
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Categories: Firm News, Uncategorized

"The FCC Fights Back" - Article by Lerman Senter's Meredith Senter Featured in The Financial Manager Magazine

Lerman Senter attorney Meredith Senter's article entitled "The FCC Fights Back" is featured in the January/February 2020 edition of The Financial Manager magazine. Read More
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Categories: Firm News

Securing Copyright and Trademark Rights for Broadcasts and Promotions Related to NFL Championship Games and Super Bowl LIV (54)

The NFL carefully protects its copyrights and trademarks for the Conference Championship playoff games and the Super Bowl. If your station plans to conduct promotions or contests related to these games, you should obtain all necessary licenses to avoid… Read More
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Quarterly Television Reports Due January 10; Annual KidVid Report Now Due March 30

By January 10, 2020, full power and Class A television stations must file their quarterly reports for the Fourth Quarter of 2019. Read More
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Categories: Broadcast and Media

Quarterly Radio Issues Programs Lists Due January 10

The quarterly listing of issue-responsive programming broadcast between October 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019 must be uploaded to radio station online public inspection files by January 10, 2020. Read More
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Categories: Broadcast and Media

FCC Sets Dates and Bidding Procedures for Auction of 130 FM Broadcast Construction Permits

The FCC has issued a public notice explaining the procedures and minimum opening bid amounts for the auction of 130 FM broadcast construction permits. Read More
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Categories: Broadcast and Media

Lerman Senter Recognized as One of the Best Law Firms in America

Lerman Senter has again been recognized as one of the best law firms in America by the publication The Best Lawyers in America. Read More
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Categories: Firm News

2020 Political Broadcasting Rules

To help broadcasters prepare for the upcoming election season, we have updated our memo on the FCC’s Political Broadcasting Rules. Read More
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Categories: Broadcast and Media

FCC Clarifies Political File Disclosure Requirements

The FCC has clarified certain political file disclosure requirements under the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 (BCRA). Read More
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Categories: Broadcast and Media

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