NAB Asks Court to Force FCC To Finish Media Rule Review

Broadcasters are trying to get the FCC to complete its long-delayed 2018 quadrennial review of broadcast regulations. The National Association of Broadcasters has filed a writ of mandamus with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. circuit, which is a request for it to compel the FCC to wrap up the review. “The commission cannot continue to ignore its clear duty under the law,” said NAB President Curtis LeGeyt following the filing.

TVN’S FCC WATCH

TVN FCC Watch | A Broadcaster’s Guide To Washington Issues

TVNewsCheck‘s quarterly quick briefing on the legal and regulatory proceedings affecting broadcasters from communications attorneys David Oxenford and David O’Connor.

TVN’S FCC WATCH

TVN’s FCC Watch | A Broadcaster’s Guide To Washington Issues

TVNewsCheck‘s quarterly quick briefing on the legal and regulatory proceedings affecting broadcasters from communications attorneys David Oxenford and David O’Connor.

Broadcasters: FCC Plan Could Clutter Streaming

Broadcasters are pushing back on an FCC proposal to change how they notify viewers of certain applications those stations file with the FCC, arguing, for one thing, that it could put them at a streaming disadvantage to online video providers without such FCC regulation. The FCC is scheduled to vote on a final item at its May 13 public meeting teleconference.