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Reminder - FCC Political Rules Apply to Off-Year Elections for Vacant Congressional Seats, and for State and Local Offices
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2017

In odd years like 2017, most broadcasting stations don’t think about the FCC’s political broadcasting rules. But they should - both for special


Bill Introduced in Congress to Repeal FCC Information Collection Requirements for Noncommercial Biennial Ownership Reports
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2017

A bill was introduced in Congress this week (see press release here) proposing to roll back the FCC's requirement that noncommercial broadcasters, in


Incentive Auction News: Stage 3 Forward Auction Closes After One Round, Stage 4 to Commence Next Week; GAO Issues Report on Effects on LPTV; Court Dismisses Appeal of Class A Exclusion from Auction
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2016

Yesterday was a busy day for the TV incentive auction, where the FCC is attempting to clear portions of the TV band by paying TV stations to


Update: More on Marijuana Advertising
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2016

In the few days since I posted this update on concerns about marijuana advertising, there has been much attention devoted to the subject - and none


Congressional Proposal for Copyright Small Claims Court - What Does It Suggest?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2016

In the last few weeks, we've seen almost daily press reports of new lawsuits against media companies being sued for the use of photos on their


Preparing for the FCC’s Soon to be Released Decision on Changes to its Multiple Ownership Rules
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2016

While the trade press has been full of reports that the FCC has voted on an order addressing the issues raised in its Quadrennial Review of its


Programmatic Advertising Buying and the FCC’s Political Broadcasting Rules
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2016

With the national presidential conventions complete, and most of the state primaries for Congressional, state and local offices either behind us or


Rural Towers Under 200 Feet May Need to Have Lights Under New FAA Authorization Law
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2016

My law firm has long provided legal advice to companies that operate communications towers, and the lawyers involved in that practice area have


Copyright Office Filing System to be Down This Weekend - Warning About the Deadline for Filing Royalty Claims by TV Stations for Copyrighted Programming Used By Cable and Satellite TV
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2016

The websites of the Library of Congress and the Copyright Office, which include the site used by the Copyright Royalty Board, will be down for


FCC Chairman Announces No Changes in Good Faith Negotiation Standards for Retransmission Consent Agreements Between TV and MVPDs
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2016

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler yesterday used a blog post to announce that the Commission’s pending rulemaking concerning its retransmission consent rules