September 11, 2014 (Published)
A "sports blackout" occurs when a sports event that was scheduled to be televised is not aired in...
Online Public Inspection File Access and Information
August 3, 2012 (Published)
Below are links to sites with information and guidance for online public inspection files.
Media Bureau Events and Workshops
August 2, 2012 (Published)
Below is a listing of the tutorials the Media Bureau has conducted on a variety of subjects.
Frequently Asked Questions by Topic
July 17, 2012 (Published)
Below is a list of topics that link to Frequently Asked Questions and responses.
Captioning of Internet Video Programming
June 13, 2012 (Published)
Background Closed captioning is the visual display of the audio portion of video programming....
License Renewal Applications for Television Broadcast Stations
March 13, 2012 (Published)
Renewal of licenses for commercial and noncommercial TV broadcast stations, Class A TV broadcast...
FCC Broadband Initiatives
August 25, 2011 (Published)
Background The President and Congress have given the FCC several jobs to complete in the effort...
Broadcast Information Specialists
July 27, 2011 (Published)
The Commission has designated two Broadcast Information Specialists, one in the Media Bureau’s...
The V-Chip: Putting Restrictions on What Your Children Watch...
May 25, 2011 (Published)
Background The V-chip allows parents or other caregivers to block programming on their...
The FCC and Freedom of Speech
May 24, 2011 (Published)
Background The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) receives numerous complaints that...