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Hey, Alexa, How Much Did You Raise My SoundExchange Royalties?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2018

In the last year, the popularity of Alexa, Google Home and similar “smart speaker” devices has led to discussions at almost every broadcast conference


FCC Issues Notice of Inquiry on Establishing a Class C4 FM Station and Changing Short-Spacing Rules
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2018

The FCC yesterday released a Notice of Inquiry (NOI) seeking to gather more information about a proposal to establish a new Class C4 FM station. This


Google Announces Programmatic Buys of Audio Ads - Looking at Legal Issues with Programmatic Sales
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2018

Last week, it was announced that Google through its DoubleClick platform, would be offering programmatic buying opportunities for advertisers looking


Another Pirate Radio Equipment Seizure, as Bill to Increase Pirate Radio Penalties Introduced in Congress
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2018

Yesterday, the FCC announced that it had seized the equipment of another pirate radio operator, this time one who was operating from a high-rise in


Moving Broadcast Political Advertising Rules to the Online World - NY State Adopts a New Law While Congress Considers Online Political Advertising Disclosures, and the FEC Considers Enhanced Online Sponsorship Identification
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2018

With high profile primaries in numerous states and similar elections last week, and more coming over the next few months in preparation for the


FCC Opens Rulemaking Proceedings on the Processing of Interference Complaints for FM Translators and Eliminating the Posting of Licenses at Broadcast Control Points
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2018

At yesterday’s FCC open meeting, the Commission commenced two proceedings of interest to broadcasters. The first deals with the processing of


Legal Issues for the Broadcaster in Digital and Social Media Advertising
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2018

Last week, Aaron Burstein of our law firm and I conducted a webinar for several state broadcast associations on legal issues in digital and social


FCC Grants 39 Radio Stations 60 Days to Complete Online Public File Conversion - Reminder to All Other Broadcasters that their Conversion Should be Complete
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2018

The FCC yesterday issued an order granting 39 radio stations (almost all stations with very small staffs or those affected by recent hurricanes or


Another Modernization of Media Proposal - Eliminate the Need for Posting Station Licenses at Broadcast Station Control Point
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2018

We wrote last week about one broadcast issue to be considered at the FCC’s May 10 meeting, amending the procedures for resolving complaints about


FCC Announces Effective Date of Requirement for Public File Access to TV Shared Services Agreements
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2018

On Friday, the FCC released a Public Notice announcing that the rules requiring the inclusion in the online public file of TV station “shared services