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New “Blue Alert” EAS Warning Order Published in the Federal Register - To be Implemented By Broadcasters by January 18, 2019
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2018

As we wrote here, the FCC recently adopted a new Blue Alert code to be added to the warning codes in the EAS system. This code is to be used for


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


A Deeper Dive on The FCC’s Ownership Order
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2017

With the FCC about to propose changes in its national ownership cap for television at its meeting tomorrow (see our article here), we thought that we


Political Broadcasting and Programmatic Buying - Issues to Consider
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2017

The week before last, Bobby Baker, the head of the FCC’s Office of Political Programming and the acknowledged guru on political broadcasting issues


Current Version of FCC Form 323 Ownership Report to Be Retired November 27 In Anticipation of New Report for Broadcaster’s Biennial Ownership Filings
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2017

The FCC on Thursday issued a Public Notice announcing that, at the end of the day on November 27, 2017, the current versions of FCC Forms 323 and


FCC Approves Ownership Rule Changes and Next-Gen TV ATSC 3.0 Standard
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2017

At its meeting yesterday, as expected, the FCC approved significant changes to its broadcast ownership rules and also approved the roll out of ATSC 3


Two Updates - Effective Date of Noncommercial Fundraising and EAS Form 3 Filing
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2017

We wanted to remind you about two recent regulatory dates in case you have overlooked them. A number of trade press articles reminded broadcasters


Stay Tuned: Big Broadcast Ownership Rule Changes to be Unveiled Later Today
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2017

According to the testimony given yesterday by FCC Chairman Pai at an oversight hearing before the House of Representatives Communications and


FCC Political Broadcasting Rules for Write-In Candidates
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2017

In these last few weeks before the many municipal elections that will be occurring in November in states across the country, I have recently received


Court Rejects Appeal of FCC Decision Not to Mandate Multilingual EAS Alerts - Highlighting Requirement that Broadcasters Report To Their SECC in Early November About Emergency Information to Non-English Speakers
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2017

The United States Court of Appeals yesterday issued an order denied the appeal of an FCC order that rejected a requirement that multilingual EAS