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)

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

  • Johnson City Robbery Suspect and Pharmacist Exchange Gunfire, then Suspsect Commits Suicide
  • Road Rage Leads to Arrest of Man dressed only in his Underwear in front of Kingsport school
  • Copper Thief Sought in Greeneville
  • Possible Arson Fires Investigated in Washington County, Virginia; Devil Worship also Reported
  • Two Wanted for Violent Assaults in Gray
  • Review Shows Kilgore Chaired Commission Grants to Agencies affiliated with Kilgore Family
  • Kingsport Plans $26 Million in Bond Issues for Improvements
  • Man Arrested After Making Social Media Threats Against a Unicoi County School
  • Former Hill Topper Called Up to the Big Leagues
  • Russell County Man Found Alive
  • Wellmont on Agenda for Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen
  • Child Run Over in Driveway Near Bristol
  • Sullivan County School Board To Discuss Smoking Policy Again
  • Animal Ordinance Changes Considered by Bristol, TN City Council
  • Retirement of One of Longest Serving Virginia State Troopers; from the Bristol area



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