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TV Station Political Ad Data Will Available Online, One Way Or Another

You have to hand it to Pro Publica for coming up with a creative work-around to one of the weirdest disputes at the FCC — the debate over whether to make local TV station data about political advertising available online. The public interest journalism group has begun to enlist people to visit local TV stations and copy the info about political ads that they’re already required to make public on paper.
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ProPublica asks for help posting TV political ad spending reports online

Industries / Media : Media Wire (3 years ago)

ProPublica | PEJ’s State of the Media ProPublica has waded into the debate between the FCC and local TV stations about whether they should be required to put their political ad spending reports online. “We tend to… Read more Read Post

FCC requires local TV stations to disclose political ads

Industries / Media : The Cutline (3 years ago)

Local TV stations will be required to post information including rates to a public database on the political ads they run, the Federal Communications Commission ruled Friday. How will this work? The FCC will host an online database ... Read Post

FCC Votes To Require That TV Stations Make Political Ad Data Available Online

Industries / Entertainment Industry : Nikki Finke's Deadline Hollywood Daily (3 years ago)

Broadcasters are not happy with today’s FCC passage of a rule that will force stations to put their political advertising information — like who is buying what time and for how much — online. Stations already have to compile and mak... Read Post


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