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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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Why NBC, CBS, Fox and The Washington Post Want Election Ad Spending Data Kept Secret

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (2 years ago)

The National Association of Broadcasters is appealing an FCC rule that would require the TV networks to post information about political ad budgets online. Political adspend information—like the cost and buyer—has been recorded by T... Read Post

FCC votes to require online disclosure of political ad spending

Industries / Entertainment Industry : Company Town (2 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 (2 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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