Federal Communications Commission
Friday, January 06, 2012
Local television stations are required to maintain a public file of political ad sales, and allow any member of the public to inspect it–as long as they physically come in to the station. To make the information more accessible, the Federal Communications Commission is proposing regulations that would require local broadcasters to put the public file online. Bob speaks to former FCC adviser Steven Waldman, who says that putting the information online is the least that broadcasters can do to fulfill their public interest obligations.
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