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

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 make available the information as public entities, but they were against putting things like ad rates online that could more easily be seen by marketplace rivals.
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Complaints Charge That TV Stations Don’t Comply With FCC Rules To Disclose Info About Political Ads

Industries / Entertainment Industry : Nikki Finke's Deadline Hollywood Daily (10 months ago)

Two years ago TV broadcasters kicked up a fuss when the FCC made a simple decision: It ordered them to put online info about the political ads that they air — info they already were required to make available on paper to anyone who ... Read Post

FCC votes to require online disclosure of political ad spending

Industries / Entertainment Industry : Company Town (3 years ago)

The Federal Communications Commission voted on Friday to require local television stations to put detailed information about political advertising including the cost of specific commercials on their websites. Read Post

FCC votes today on rule requiring TV stations to put political ad buy records online

Industries / Media : Media Wire (3 years ago)

NPR | ProPublica Today the FCC is expected to vote on a new rule requiring that broadcast television stations post their records of political ad buys online. The debate over this rule is another illustration that the real… Read more Read Post

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