NAB Challenges FCC Issue Ad Rules

Last month, the FCC issued what it termed a “clarification” of the obligations of broadcasters to disclose in their public inspection files each and every candidate and issue discussed in any federal issue ad. The NAB has filed a petition for reconsideration of the clarification. Hearst Television, Graham Media, Nexstar, Fox, Tegna and Scripps joined the NAB in filing the petition.

GOP Group Launches TV Ads For Tax Reform

The American Action Network (AAN) on Wednesday is launching a $2.5 million television ad campaign urging lawmakers to pass tax-reform legislation. The effort is the latest part of the group’s Middle-Class Growth Initiative to promote a tax-code rewrite that helps middle-class families and businesses.