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FCC May Change Or Scrap the Public Notices Rule

The Federal Communications Commission is poised to open the door to shifting another requirement on broadcasters to the internet.

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Pai Schedules Vote on Main Studio Rule

The FCC has released the tentative agenda for its Oct. 24 meeting and eliminating the main studio rule is on it...

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FCC's Pai Confirmed to New Term

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Monday got Senate confirmation to a new, five-year, term on the commission, retroactive to...

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FCC Moves To Drop Paper Copy Rule

The FCC today issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that proposes to eliminate rules requiring certain broadcast...

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FCC Continues Deregulatory Actions on Cable, AM Radio

The Federal Communications Commission late Friday adopted technical rules for a digital cable transition and technical requirements...

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Repacking Transition Progress Report Must Be Filed by Repacked TV Stations by October 10

The FCC yesterday issued a Public Notice (available here) reminding all TV stations (including Class A TV stations)...

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FCC’s Pai Claims JSA Rules Will Stay As They Are.

The Federal Communications Commission has “no plans” to start a proceeding to alter the current rules governing radio joint sales agreements.

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FCC Gives Hurricane-Affected B'casters Break

With the end of the government’s fiscal year comes the obligation to pay the annual regulatory fees that defray the cost...

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Keep Alert on EAS Tests

The Federal Communications Commission has announced that the next nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System will be...

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Rules for Third-Party Fundraising by Noncommercial Broadcasters to be Effective November 13, 2017

The new rules require on-air disclosures at the beginning and end of any fundraising appeal where the station tells...

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