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FCC Rules Relaxing AM Proofs of Performance Become Effective
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2018

In September 2017, the FCC adopted new rules making AM proofs of performance easier to conduct for many stations. We summarized the changes here, and


FCC Adopts Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Looking to Simplify Sale of Satellite TV Stations
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2018

At its open meeting yesterday, the FCC adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking looking to ease the paperwork involved in the sale of a satellite


Commercial Radio - Remember to Sign RMLCSESAC Contract By March 26 to Get the Full Benefit of Arbitration Decision
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2018

We wrote last summer about the substantial reductions in SESAC royalties that the Radio Music License Committee was able to achieve for commercial


With April Fools’ Day Coming Up, Plan Your On-Air Pranks with Care - Remember the FCC Hoax Rule
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2018

With April Fools’ Day falling on a Sunday this year, perhaps the potential for on-air pranks is lessened. But, then again, who knows what weekend


Using Copyrighted Content on a Website - Including News Articles and Videos - Secure the Rights!
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2018

In recent weeks, I have had several calls from broadcasters asking if it was permissible to copy articles from other news sources and post them on the


FCC Announces Dates for Submitting “Long-Form” Applications by AM Stations that Filed for New FM Translators in Second Translator Window
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2018

The FCC yesterday released a Public Notice announcing a filing window from April 18 through May 9 for “long-form” applications for new translators


Solve for “X”: NFL is to Super Bowl as USOC is to Olympics as NCAA is to X (There Is More Than One Correct Answer!) - Trademarks and March Madness
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2018

It was almost exactly one year ago that we reported that the National Collegiate Athletic Association filed a trademark infringement action in federal


Copyright Office Grants Second Extension of Comment Dates in Proceeding Looking at MVPD Reporting Obligations and the Definition of Cable System
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2018

In December, we wrote about a proceeding initiated by the Copyright Office to review the reporting obligations of cable and satellite television


It’s Political Broadcasting Season Again - What Broadcast Stations Should Be Thinking About Now, Before the Lowest Unit Rate Windows Open
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2018

This week’s political primaries in Texas are but the first of many more election contests that will occur between now and November. Already, we are


Next Media Regulation Modernization Item - Easing Transfer of Satellite TV Stations
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2018

The FCC last week released its tentative agenda for its March open meeting. On it was a single item dealing with broadcast issues, a draft Notice of