Sometimes, certain aspects of what goes on in sports seem to be off in their own little world. There’s no better example of this than when it comes to the hiring and firing of coaches—college football coaches, specifically—where the rules and norms than govern workers in other industries simply don’t apply here.
Bernkopf Goodman environmental partner Betsy Mason recently contributed an article – “Supreme Court Sets New Rules For Cell Tower Denials” – to the January 2015 CRE Insider, a special supplement of Banker & Tradesman.
The FCC seems to be making another statement – releasing one decision upholding two very large fines against major cable programmers for improper use of EAS tones in ads for a movie, while just two days later releasing another decision approving a consent decree with a broadcaster imposing a penalty and monitoring conditions for using those tones in a radio show.
After months of discussions, it is likely that the new so-called “Telecom Package”, expected to come into effect in 2015, will indeed prohibit telecom operators from charging customers additional fees for intra-EU roaming.
The FCC’s Enforcement Bureau and broadcaster Univision have entered into a Consent Decree under which Univision will pay a $20,000 civil penalty for broadcasting five instances of a “simulated” EAS tone as part of a radio broadcast.
Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose – If you’re a webcaster, you’ve got until February 2 to wrap up your annual SoundExchange homework.
How New Technologies Will Make Athletes Safer: Exploring Tools for Preventing Sports Related Brain Injuries
Traumatic brain injuries are among the most common hazards athletes face. Yet many TBIs go unreported because coaches — and even athletes themselves — avoid coming forward to complain. Cultural barriers sometimes also prevent athletes from getting the proper care, but the constraint is generally a lack of proper information.
In odd numbered years like 2015, most broadcast stations don’t think about the FCC’s political broadcasting rules. But they should – and we have been receiving many calls from clients about the perhaps surprising number of elections that are taking place this year.
It is not easy to reduce the Charlie Hebdo murders to employment law, but courtesy of one Aysh Chaudhry, here goes anyway.
he world of the popular television show Mad Men may be glamorous, but according to the Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, Jessica Rich, it depicts more fiction than fact about modern advertising practices which has moved online and depends on vast amount of customer data.