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.
To understand b.good, the healthy sandwich and salad shop that has taken the northeast by storm, we’re going to need to hop into the DeLorean, and go back to 1987 – when the founders met.
(Baby)Food for Thought: In Alleging Unlawful and Misleading Product Labeling, Plaintiff Needed More Than One Gerber Baby
Last month, Judge Lucy H. Koh of the Northern District of California granted summary judgment in favor of Gerber because the plaintiff failed to satisfy the “reasonable consumer standard” in backing up her allegations that Gerber baby food labeling was misleading in violation of California state law.
When someone posts a harmful YouTube video about another person or organization, not only can this cause significant harm in and of itself, but it can also be difficult for the subject of the video to get it taken down.
It appears to be search engine marketing month, first the FTC and now the NAD has also weighed in with a case of first impression over use of ad copy in paid search results.