12/28/2010

FCC fines broadcasters

Scott Flick and Christine Reilly, of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, have reported on three recent enforcement actions by the Federal Communications Commission, all resulting in fines being assessed against the offending broadcasters. The headlines in their FCC Enforcement Monitor Advisory:
  • FCC Fines Pennsylvania Broadcaster $10,000 for Repeated Failure to Employ Adequate Personnel
  • AM Broadcaster’s Failure to Maintain Equipment Results in $6,000 Fine
  • FCC Fines Ohio Broadcaster $4,000 for Failure to Disclose the Material Terms of a Contest