Political Broadcasting Rules Overview

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Political Broadcasting Rules Overview

This Garvey Schubert Barer Media Memo (download below) from September 2016 provides an overview of the FCC’s rules that affect a political candidate’s access to broadcast media. Topics covered include: who is a candidate, what is a political “use” of a broadcast station, and FCC requirements regarding the broadcasting of “equal opportunities.”

Download “Political Broadcasting Rules Overview” Political_Broadcasting_memo160915.pdf – Downloaded 39 times – 142 KB

The information in this post and attached document was provided by John Crigler, partner in the law firm of Garvey Schubert Barer, Washington DC

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