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Another EEO Audit - This Time for Cable - Reminds Broadcasters to Observe Their EEO Obligations
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2018

Earlier this month, the FCC announced another of its regular EEO audits, though this time it’s just for cable systems and other MVPDs who, like


What is a Cable System - The Copyright Office Wants to Know
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2017

Early this month, the Copyright Office released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking dealing with two separate but related issues. First, it asks for


Almost 80 Radio Stations Hit With New FCC EEO Audit Letter
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2017

While the FCC in April made broadcaster's compliance with the FCC's EEO rules easier by allowing the wide dissemination of information about job


What’s Up for Broadcasters in Washington Under the New Administration - A Look Ahead at TV and Radio FCC Issues for the Rest of 2017
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2017

A new President and a new Chair of the FCC have already demonstrated that change is in the air in Washington. Already we've seen Chairman Pai lead


FCC Releases First EEO Audit for 2017 - Over 200 Radio and Almost 80 TV Stations Named in the Audit Notice
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2017

In the swirl of news about the deregulatory efforts of the new FCC, one could almost forget that there are still many regulations in place that


FCC Votes to Abolish Requirement for Retaining Letters From the Public on Station Operations - First Step in Broadcast Deregulation?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2017

The FCC on Tuesday voted to abolish the 44 year old requirement that commercial broadcast stations retain, in their public file, letters (and emails)


Sinclair Pays $9.4 Million to FCC to Settle Claims of Improper Joint Negotiation of Retransmission Consent Agreements
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2016

Last week, the FCC announced a Consent Decree with Sinclair Broadcast Group where Sinclair agreed to pay $9.495 million to the FCC to settle claims


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


$11,000 FCC EEO Fine for Recruiting Solely Through Online Sources - Time to Revisit the FCC Rules?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2016

An FCC decision fining a cable company $11,000 for not adequately recruiting for job openings should be viewed as a warning to broadcasters as well


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