DMA 15

FCC Confirms $4,000 Fine For ID-Less VNR

The FCC has issued a Forfeiture Order, confirming a $4,000 fine levied against KMSP Minneapolis for airing a video news release (VNR) without sponsorship identification.

DMAS 4 & 15

FCC Levies Fines On KMSP, WMGM

The Minneapolis and Philadelphia market stations were fined by the FCC for airing video news releases during newscasts without properly identifying them. They were each fined $4,000. The charges were brought against them by Free Press and the Center for Media and Democracy.