Friday, April 27, 2012

TV Stations Must Post Political Rates On Line
The Federal Communications Commission has voted to require television stations to post advertising rates they charge political candidates and advocacy groups online. Despite strong opposition from many broadcasters saying the postings would undermine their competitive position in the marketplace and give advertisers unfair leverage over how much they are willing to pay. Rate information is already available on paper at the stations. The new rule will now require stations to digitize and upload the information in real time to the FCC's website. Network-affiliated stations in the top 50 markets will have six months to comply. For all others, the deadline is 2014. The FCC says this information should not be stuck in a filing cabinet in an online world. (bg)

Saturday, August 30, 2014

  • Accident Injures Two, One Critical in Kingsport
  • New DA Pushes Trial Back in Killing of 5-year-old Forced to Drink Soda Until She Dieid
  • Police Search for Sex Offender, Accused of Assaulting Officers
  • Elizabethton Man Arrested for DUI, 6th Offense
  • Newly Renovated J. Fred Johnson Stadium Opens to Enthusiasm in Kingsport
  • Former Hawkins County Officer charged with Statutory Rape
  • School Resource Officer Notices Bruises on Student, Leads to Arrest of Adult
  • After Stabbing, Both Man and Wife Arrested in Kingsport
  • Settlement with Fired Sullivan County Highway Workers Likely to Come Up for Another Vote
  • Jury Deliberations to Start Tuesday in Former Virginia Governor's Corruption Trial



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