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Dealing with a Local Political Candidate Who Appears in a Spot Advertisement for a Commercial Business
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2018

With election season upon us again, I’ve had one question that has come up repeatedly in the last few weeks about local candidates - usually running


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


It’s Political Broadcasting Season Again - What Broadcast Stations Should Be Thinking About Now, Before the Lowest Unit Rate Windows Open
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2018

This week’s political primaries in Texas are but the first of many more election contests that will occur between now and November. Already, we are


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


Complaints Filed Against TV Stations for Public File Violations on Political Issue Ads
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2017

Earlier this week, the Campaign Legal Center and Issue One, two political "watchdog" organizations, filed FCC complaints against two Georgia TV


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


Update: Bill to Make Register of Copyrights a Presidential Appointee Approved by House of Representatives
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2017

We wrote here about the Congressional proposal to make the Register of Copyrights a Presidential appointee subject to Congressional approval, rather


Request Filed with the FCC to Stay Effective Date of New Liberalized Rules on the Location of FM Translators for AM Stations
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2017

Prometheus Radio Project, an advocacy group which has been active in lobbying for the interests of LPFM applicants and licensees, has asked that the


FCC Clarifies Public File Obligations for Identifying Issues and Sponsors for Political Ads - Admonishes Numerous TV Stations for Violations
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2017

Late Friday, the FCC's Media Bureau issued an order (at this time available in Word format only, here) clarifying its public file rules for political


Trademark Tuesday, Election Day Special - Trademark Tales from the Campaign Trail
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2016

With Election Day finally upon us, we wait in anticipation (and with a fair amount of nail biting) as the fate of our country is decided. But that