More Big Penalties for Use of Emergency Alert System Tones in Non-Emergency Programming

By | Broadcast Law Blog | January 26, 2015
More Big Penalties for Use of Emergency Alert System Tones in Non-Emergency Programming

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. 

How New Technologies Will Make Athletes Safer: Exploring Tools for Preventing Sports Related Brain Injuries

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.