LS Briefs

Short-Term License Renewal Results from Lengthy Station Silence

By refusing to grant a full-term license renewal to one station, the Audio Division of the FCC’s Media Bureau has issued a strong warning to broadcasters that allow their stations to remain silent for long periods of time. In a case involving a Texas… Read More
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Categories: Broadcast and Media

Broadcasts and Promotions Related to the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi

The 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia begin on Friday, February 7, 2014.  Because the Olympic organizing committees have in the past been quite vigilant in protecting the trademarks and copyrights associated with the Olympics, broadcast stat… Read More
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Annual Minimum SoundExchange Payments for Music Streaming Are Due January 31, 2014

Commercial and noncommercial entities streaming sound recordings over the Internet under statutory licensing are reminded that the annual minimum webcasting fee for 2014 is due to be paid to SoundExchange no later than January 31, 2014.  The annual… Read More
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Broadcasts / Promotions Related to Super Bowl XLVIII

Super Bowl XLVIII will be held on February 2, 2014 at MetLife Stadium outside of New York City. The National Football League diligently protects its copyright and trademark rights associated with the Super Bowl.  If your station plans to conduct Supe… Read More
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January 10 Quarterly Radio Deadlines

The FCC requires that within ten days after the end of each calendar quarter, each commercial and non-commercial AM and FM station must prepare and place in its local public inspection file a list of the programs that have provided the most signific… Read More
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Categories: Broadcast and Media

January 10 Quarterly TV Deadlines

This memo highlights the January 10, 2014 quarterly deadlines applicable to all full power and Class A TV Stations.  Documents That Must Be Uploaded Into Each Station’s Online Public Inspection File By January 10, 2014: Issue-Responsive Program… Read More
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Categories: Broadcast and Media

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