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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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Categories: Firm News

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

S. Jenell Trigg to Speak at Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council’s Annual Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference

S. Jenell Trigg, Member, will speak at the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council’s 16th Annual Access to Capital and Telecom Policy Conference this Thursday, July 19, 2018, at Hogan Lovells in Washington, DC. Read More
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Categories: Firm News

July 10, 2018 Deadline for Quarterly Radio Issue-Responsive Programming Lists

REMINDER: The quarterly listing of issue-responsive programming broadcast between April 1, 2018 and June 30, 2018 must be uploaded to radio station online Public Inspection Files by July 10, 2018. Read More
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Categories: Broadcast and Media

July 10, 2018 Deadline for Quarterly Television Issue-Responsive Programming Lists

The deadlines follow for the fourth quarter reports that full power and Class A television stations must file. Read More
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Categories: Broadcast and Media

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