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Ownership Rule Changes Effective February 7; Comments on Incubator Programs to Foster Diversity in Broadcast Ownership Due March 9
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2018

Published today in the Federal Register were two notices from the FCC implementing November’s decision on the FCC’s ownership rules. First, a summary


Attorney General Sessions Memo Frees Federal Prosecutors to Pursue Marijuana Cases - What Does It Mean for Broadcast Advertisements?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • January 5 2018

Yesterday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a one-page memo (here) advising Federal prosecutors to use their discretion in pursuing marijuana


Differing Perspectives on Deregulation - Looking at Comments on FCC’s Proposal to Modify Rules on Public Notice of Broadcast Applications
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2018

While some might think that the business of deregulation is easy, that usually is not the case, as comments on the FCC’s proposals to modify the


Comment Dates Set on Unresolved Issues for Next Generation TV ATSC 3.0 Transition - Comments Due By February 20
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2018

When the FCC adopted its Report and Order authorizing the "next generation TV" standard ATSC 3.0, it did not resolve all issues, instead leaving a


January Regulatory Dates for Broadcasters - Quarterly Issues Programs Lists and Children’s Television Reports, FM Translator Window, Main Studio Rule Change and Streaming Requirements
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • January 2 2018

The holidays are over, and while the regulation never stops, it is time to once again buckle down and look at what is on the horizon for broadcasters


Copyright Office Extends Comment Dates on Proceeding Looking at MVPD Reporting Obligations and the Definition of Cable System
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 27 2017

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


Proposed $13,376,200 Fine Illustrates FCC Concern over Sponsorship Identification Issues
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2017

The FCC, apparently not in a holiday mood, yesterday released a Notice of Apparent Liability proposing a $13,376,200 fine against Sinclair Broadcast


FCC Freezes LPTV and TV Translator Applications in Anticipation of Displacement Filing Window
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2017

The FCC yesterday issued a Public Notice announcing the immediate freeze on the filing of minor change applications for LPTV and TV translator


FCC Seeks Comment on Two Proposed Acquisitions of Broadcast Stations By Foreign Companies
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2017

The FCC this week announced the filing of two applications seeking broadcast acquisitions by non-US based companies. In one available here, a company


Court of Appeals Upholds BMI Decision Allowing Fractional Music Licensing - What Are the Issues?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2017

Yesterday, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in a "Summary Order" that the Court said does "not have precedential effect," upheld an