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FCC Adopts Report & Order on Reimbursement of Expenses for LPTV, TV Translator, and FM Stations Affected by Repacking Process

The FCC has adopted rules with respect to reimbursement of certain costs incurred by LPTV, TV translator, and FM stations affected by the broadcast television repacking process.  Read More
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Broadcasts and Promotions Related to the 2019 NCAA Basketball Championships

Broadcast stations often conduct promotions tied to the NCAA basketball tournaments.  But they need to respect the NCAA’s intellectual property rights. Read More
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Comments Are Due April 29 in New FCC Ownership Proceeding

The FCC has set April 29, 2019 as the deadline for comments to be filed in its review of broadcast ownership rules, and is strongly encouraging broadcasters to be active participants in the proceeding. Read More
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Securing Necessary Copyright And Trademark Rights For Broadcasts And Promotions Related To The NFL Championship Games And Super Bowl 53

Following the National Football League (“NFL”) Conference Championship games, Super Bowl LIII (or 53) will be held on February 3, 2019, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. The NFL diligently protects its copyright and trademark rights as… Read More
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January 10, 2019 Deadline for Quarterly Radio Issue-Responsive Programming Lists

REMINDER: The quarterly listing of issue-responsive programming broadcast between October 1, 2018 and December 31, 2018 must be uploaded to radio station online Public Inspection Files by January 10, 2019. Read More
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January 10, 2019 Deadline for Quarterly Television Reports

The fourth quarter reports that full power and Class A television stations must file must be uploaded into each station’s online public inspection file by January 10, 2019. Read More
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FCC Eliminates License Posting Requirement

The FCC has eliminated the requirement for broadcasters to post their licenses for public viewing. Read More
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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. Read More
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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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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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