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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


Demands to Pull Political Attack Ads - What is a Station to Do?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2016

As we approach Election Day, the political ads seem to be getting more and more frequent, and often more and more nasty. With the rise in the number


What to do When a Local Political Candidate Appears in a Spot Advertisement for a Commercial Business
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2016

This has been an unusual political year, as the number of political broadcasting legal issues that have arisen seems far smaller than in past


Reminder: Lowest Unit Rates for the November Election Start Tomorrow
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2016

It's election season, and for the 60 days before any general election, broadcast stations are required to charge broadcasters the "lowest unit rate"