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Justice Drops Fight Over ‘Redskins’ Name

DMA 7: WASHINGTON

Redskins ‘Monday Night Football’ Back On WJLA

Sinclair Broadcast Group’s ABC affiliate WJLA Washington (DMA 7) reached a multi-year agreement to carry the Washington Redskins’ Monday Night Football games. In 2016, ABC7 will air two Washington Redskins’ Monday Night Football games — the season opener with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sept. 12 at 7:10 p.m., and the Carolina Panthers contest on Dec. 19 at 8:30 p.m. […]

FCC: Wash. Redskins Name Not Obscene

The FCC, in an order released Thursday, dismissed a request to deny the license renewal of a Virginia radio station that broadcast the word “Redskins.” John Banzhaf III and others said use of the name for the Washington team during NFL games was objectionable because it’s a “derogatory racial and ethnic slur” against American Indians.

Pai Calls ‘Redskins’ Ban Petitions Meritless

FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai called on the agency to dismiss petitions that would prevent broadcasters from using the Washington Redskins team name on the air. He said the move would squelch debate and burden legitimate news reporting.

DMA 8 (WASHINGTON)

WTTG’s Tony Perkins Gives Up On Redskins

DMA 2 (LOS ANGELES)

Group Fights KTTV Renewal Over ‘Redskins’

Three Native Americans have filed a petition with the FCC to protest the license renewal of  Fox-owned KTTV Los Angeles over the use of the word Redskins. KTTV broadcasts the NFL’s National Football Conference. The Washington Redskins play in the NFC Eastern Division.

Native Americans Add To Redskins FCC File

Three more petitions — from people involved with a Native American radio program — have been filed at the FCC against a radio station owned by Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder for the use of the team’s name on air. The paperwork follows the efforts of a George Washington University professor to revoke WWXX-FM’s broadcast license.

COMMENTARY BY MIKE CAVENDER

FCC & Redskins: This Isn’t The Way To Do It

Regardless of which side of the controversy you’re on, RTDNA sees this latest issue as a simple matter of free speech—and one in which the government has no role. If the FCC bans this term, what’s next? Will there be other words determined as not fit for current social conventions? And do we want those decisions made by a government bureaucracy? We think not.

FCC To Review ‘Redskins’ Ban Request

A law professor has challenged the use of the name on broadcast television, saying it violates FCC rules against indecent content. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says that the commission “will be dealing with that issue on the merits, and we’ll be responding accordingly.”