Politics

OAB FCC Ruling on Public File

The FCC has eliminated the need for commercial broadcasters to retain letters and emails from the public in their public inspection files. This removes the last piece of broadcasters’ local paper public files. Additionally, the FCC concluded that because commercial broadcasters will no longer need to maintain correspondence from the public, licensees will also no longer need to summarize correspondence from the public related to violent programming when renewing their license.… Read More “OAB FCC Ruling on Public File”

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OAB Attorney David Oxenford Summarizes the Current Global Music Rights (GMR) Situation with FAQs

30Background on the GMR/RMLC Issues
by David Oxenford
Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
doxenford@wbklaw.com
www.broadcastlawblog.com

Commercial radio broadcasters have been seeing numerous communications over the last week about Global Music Rights (GMR) and its seemingly contentious music royalty negotiations with the Radio Music License Committee (RMLC).… Read More “OAB Attorney David Oxenford Summarizes the Current Global Music Rights (GMR) Situation with FAQs”

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Lowest Unit Rate for 2016 Political Advertising

In Oklahoma, the 2016 races will include President, Senator Lankford’s seat, all HOR seats, and some state HOR seats.

The lowest unit rate windows for 2016 political advertising are:
Presidential Primary Window Opens: January 16, 2016
Presidential Primary Date: March 1, 2016
Statewide Congressional Primary Window Opens: May 14, 2016
Statewide Congressional Primary Date: June 28, 2016
Runoff Primary Election Window Opens: July 9, 2016
Runoff Primary Election Date: August 23, 2016
General Election Window Opens: September 9, 2016
General Election Date: November 8, 2016Read More “Lowest Unit Rate for 2016 Political Advertising”

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