HOME > NEWSROOM > MEDIA SOURCE > Television > TV reform group looks to Congress over ad dispute

TV reform group looks to Congress over ad dispute

August 29, 2014

CBS's rejection of a radio ad in support of overhauling the nation’s television laws should draw the attention of Congress, a coalition including major cable companies said on Thursday.

The American Television Alliance — which includes major cable and satellite companies like Dish Network and Time Warner Cable as well as public interest organizations like the New America Foundation — announced on Thursday that all four CBS-owned radio stations that it tried to get to run its ad supporting a Senate plan rejected the offer. 



Get the Media Source Newsletter on your smartphone or tablet now!

iphone
Android

 


Latest News

Franklin Graham Rolls Out 'Decision America Tour' Traveling to All 50 States Ahead of 2016 Elections

The Rev. Franklin Graham has announced that he will be traveling in 2016 to all 50 U.S. states in an attempt to rally Christians to vote...

Posted

Reps. Smith, Eshoo Bill to Protect Religious Freedoms Advances

The Frank Wolf International Religious Freedom Act of 2015 (HR 1150) was passed Wednesday by the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and International Organizations today.

Posted

Passive Whip Antennas Useful in High RF Environments

As an antenna gets very short with respect to a wavelength, its resistance component becomes very low, and its (capacitive) reactance increases...

Posted

Campaign Finance Groups: Don't Limit Political File Complaints

Campaign finance reform groups have told the FCC it should not require complaints about political ad broadcasts to be filed by local residents.

Posted

More News


Headlines