HOME > NEWSROOM > LATEST NEWS > NRB in the News > NRB Makes Plea for Appeal Reform

NRB Makes Plea for Appeal Reform

November 26, 2013

The National Religious Broadcasters took note of the holiday season and sent a letter to the FCC asking for reform of the ban on noncommercial stations fundraising for third-party charities.

Currently, unless a special waiver is issued, the practice is banned but in a letter from NRB President and CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, the group asked the FCC to “to complete the rulemaking process in this worthwhile effort.”

The letter added, “I respectfully suggest that such action to aid the charitable nature of many Americans would be particularly appropriate and significant at the FCC’s Open Meeting in December, a time of year when many Americans are particularly mindful of giving opportunities and community needs.”


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

iphone
Android

 


Latest News

Billy Graham Rapid Response Team to Host 'National Law Enforcement Retreat'

Recognizing the incredible challenges faced by law enforcement officers, the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team has announced plans to...

Posted

Radio Doesn’t Want Online Public Files

Saying radio draws from a more local pool than TV does for its advertising, some broadcasters are questioning why the FCC wants to extend...

Posted

September Regulatory Dates for Broadcasters

September is one of those few months of the year where there are no regular FCC filing deadlines – no quarterly issues programs...

Posted

Violence against churches in South Sudan

Several churches and church institutions have been attacked since the outbreak of conflict in South Sudan between two warring factions...

Posted

More News


Headlines