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Pillsbury has announced the appointment of 10 partners to firm-wide practice and industry leadership posts.
The next Quarterly Issues/Programs List must be placed in stations’ public inspection files by 10 July 2014.
The next Children’s Television Programming Report must be filed with the FCC and placed in stations’ public inspection files by 10 July 2014.
FCC Enforcement Monitor: bad legal advice leads to admonishment for public file violations; and more
Pillsbury has released its FCC Enforcement Monitor for June 2014.
It is critical that all stations adopt and apply political broadcasting policies that are consistent with the Communications Act and the FCC’s rules.
TV, Class A TV and locally originating LPTV stations licensed to communities in California must begin airing pre-filing licence renewal announcements on 1 June 2014.
Biennial ownership reports are due by 2 June 2014 for certain US non-commercial radio and television stations
The staggered deadlines for filing biennial ownership reports by non-commercial radio and television stations remain in effect.
This Broadcast Station Advisory highlights the upcoming deadlines for compliance with the FCC’s EEO Rule.
All Class A and full-power television stations must comply with online political file requirements as of 1 July 2014
Class A and full-power television broadcasters in all markets must comply with the online retention of political programming materials as of 1 July 2014.
FCC Enforcement Monitor — FCC Proposes fines for contest violations; fine for unlicensed operation and interference; and more
Pillsbury has released its FCC Enforcement Monitor for April 2014.
If entry for the chance to win a prize requires participants to post content featuring a company’s products or services, the participants should disclose that their posts are pursuant to a contest.
Over the past few years, the FTC has provided guidance regarding mobile platforms and app providers’ practices of collecting data about consumers’ locations through their mobile devices.
The next Children’s Television Programming Report must be filed with the FCC and placed in stations’ public inspection files by 10 April 2014.
The next Quarterly Issues/Programmes List must be placed in stations’ public inspection files by 10 April 2014.
FCC Enforcement Monitor — March 2014: failure to disclose rules violations leads to $40,000 fine; and more
Late last month, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued two essentially identical orders against co-owned Milwaukee and Chicago Class A TV stations.
Licence renewal announcement reminder for TV stations in Arizona, Idaho, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming
Pillsbury has issued a pre-filing and post-filing licence renewal announcement reminder for TV stations in Arizona, Idaho, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming.
FCC Enforcement Monitor — FCC limits licence renewal to two years and assesses $4,000 fine; and more
In reviewing the licence renewal application for a Meridian radio station, the FCC’s Media Bureau proposed a $4,000 fine for public inspection file violations.
Biennial ownership reports are due by 3 February 2014 for non-commercial radio and television stations
Biennial ownership reports are due by 3 February 2014 for certain non-commercial radio stations in and non-commercial television stations.
1 February 2014 is the deadline for broadcast stations licensed to communities in Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, and Oklahoma to comply with the FCC’s EEO Rule.
Pillsbury has published its FCC Enforcement Monitor communication for January 2014.