The FCC and Freedom of Speech

September 13, 2017
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) receives numerous complaints that television and/or radio networks, stations or their employees or guests...

Sports Blackouts

September 13, 2017
A sports blackout is when a sports event that was scheduled to be televised is not aired in a particular media market. This blackout may prevent...
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Broadcasting False Information

September 13, 2017
Knowingly broadcasting false information concerning a crime or a catastrophe may violate the rules of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)...
En Español

The FCC's Payola Rules

September 13, 2017
Federal law and FCC rules require that employees of broadcast stations, program producers, program suppliers and others who, in exchange for airing...
E.g., 10/23/2017
E.g., 10/23/2017