This Section contains the Footnote Links from the main document above.Footnote 1. The decisions that resulted from this additional review come to much the same result as had the Media Bureau decision, though some of the explanations are more detailed. including the station itself. Rules Which Describe and Delimit the bature of Non-Commercial Educational FM and Television Broadcast Service, and Related Material (Sections 73.503 and 73.621), Amendment of Those Provisions of Part 73 of the Commission's related materials; .... [Public Notice continues after the Table of Contents]. FPPC’s Electronic Payment System for Enforcement Penalties, Pro-active Campaign Advertising Compliance Program. View the items to be discussed at the Commission's upcoming hearing. [See the original April 11, 1986 Public View statistics and summaries of major cases prosecuted by the Enforcement Division. Information brought to the attention of the Commission We emphasize, however, that we will review complaints and, in the event of clear abuses of discretion, will implement appropriate sanctions, The decision looks at the requirement that that the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act back in 2002 added to Section 315 of the Communications Act requiring that, when there is an offer by a non-candidate group made to a broadcaster to buy an ad about Federal issues, the broadcaster must disclose in its public file all the same information that it discloses for a candidate ad (i.e., whether or not the offer was accepted, if accepted the class of time purchased, the schedule of spots that will run, the price paid for the spots and, after the spots run, the exact times at which they aired). Legislation related to the Political Reform Act or the Commission, and positions taken by the Commission. Information about the structure and functions of the FPPC and its various divisions. With this election, your station needs to be ready to comply with all of the FCC’s political advertising rules. (3) to support or oppose any candidate for public office.Return to Main Document. It is our belief that in order for the audience to be informed about the sponsor of these For instance, an ad attacking a candidate for governor who currently serves in Congress because he did not support the President’s pending judicial nominations, or an attack on a candidate because he favors the elimination of a woman’s right to choose, may well be seen as discussions of Federal issues that need to be disclosed, and trigger all of the obligations to disclose price information and scheduling that do not normally attach to third-party ads on state issues. His regulatory expertise includes all areas of broadcast law including the FCC’s multiple ownership limitations, the political broadcasting rules, EEO policy, advertising issues, and other programming matters and FCC technical rules. But, under last week’s ruling, if it mentions a Federal issue, public file details about price and schedule would be required. The importance of the broad nature of the definition becomes clear when coupled with the newly articulated requirement that all issues discussed in a third-party ad must be disclosed by the broadcaster. As discussed below in connection with the second aspect of last week’s decisions, there is also a separate requirement for all issue ads (state and Federal) that you provide information in the public file about the sponsoring organization, including the names of its chief executive officers, members of its executive committee, or members of its board of directors. As a consequence, we have reviewed the existing policies, focusing on ... : (1) the broadcast of announcements Educational Broadcasting Stations, 90 FCC 2d 895 (1982) (hereafter referred to as "1982 Order"; Second Report and Order, 86 FCC 2d 141 (1981); for guidance, however, we will attempt to further clarify the guidelines applicable to public broadcasters' exercise of their discretion. Save Money! Even if the ad is about a Federal candidate, the disclosure placed into the public file needs to disclose not just the candidate being supported or opposed, but also any issues addressed in the ad. In making the decision more detailed, the Commission may have made the acceptance of political ads from non-candidate groups even more troublesome for broadcasters than these ads have been in the past. ", receives no consideration for the announcement; and, the materials are offered on the basis of public interest considerations and not the private economic interests of the offeror; or. exchange for any remuneration, and which is intended -- 1982 Order Guidelines covering announcements for the sale of program-related materials by for-profit entities were not changed by our 1982 Order. noncommercial nature of public broadcasting, and we were concerned that such guidelines would inhibit public broadcasters' ability to seek and obtain the funds broadcast of announcements by public broadcast stations which promote the sale of goods and services of for-profit entities in return for consideration paid to the guidelines which emphasize the difference between permissible donor and underwriter announcements and commercial advertising. Information on what a conflict of interest code is, how to update them, and who is required to be listed. The Commission has become aware of significant uncertainty and controversy concerning various aspects of Commission and statutory policy relating to commercial Below are links to advertising disclosure charts, as well as general information about the requirements for committees that purchase advertisements or circulate materials supporting or opposing a state or local candidate or ballot measure in California. It was our view that "enhanced underwriting" would offer significant potential benefits to public broadcasting in terms of attracting additional business support Disclosure of Executive Officers or Directors: The second aspect of the rulings, that stations need to ask about the chief executive officers or the members of the board of directors, or the members of its executive committee, is somewhat more straightforward. That does not simplify the consideration of real issue ads, but it does make clear that the mere mention of an issue or candidate (for instance, on an ad promoting the sale of a newspaper or magazine) does not necessarily trigger the disclosure obligations. No. As one of the decisions makes clear, make sure that the disclosure is of the legal name of the sponsoring organization, not just a set of initials that those in the political world might know, but which may be unfamiliar to the public. That means that the broadcaster needs to review the ad, and make sure that the disclosure documents to be placed in the public file disclose all the issues addressed in the ad. Notice for material omitted in the 1992 Reprint], We repeat that the Commission will continue to rely on the good faith determinations of public broadcasters in interpreting our noncommercialization Search through cases that have been closed by the FPPC. Recent cases before the Commission indicate that some noncommercial broadcasters have aired outright commercial messages on behalf of profit making entities in Search Form 700s, behested payment reports, advice letters Commission opinions and other forms filed with the FPPC. We also believe that the inclusion of a telephone number in an It concluded that because Congress has approved direct promotional fundraising through red obstruction light modifications, Unattended Operation of Radio and Television Broadcast Stations, Announcements Promoting the Sale of Goods and Services, Enhanced Underwriting and Donor Acknowledgements, Announcements Promoting Goods and Services, Sept. 15, 1997 Request Please note that advertisements that are "online platform disclosed advertisements" have different disclosure requirements than the ones listed in the disclosure charts on this page. He has represented broadcasters and webcasters before the Federal Communications Commission, the Copyright Royalty Board, courts and other government agencies for over 30 years.
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