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IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL STATIONS

The FCC requires all broadcast stations that have a website to place a link on the main page that points to their online public file (OPIF). Apparently, the Commission while doing maintenance on the OPIF site last week, changed the way the link works. It seems that the call letters of the…

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POYNTER WEBINARS FREE TO SCBA MEMBERS

SCBA is offering its members a series of free Poynter webinars that run through January 4, 2022. Battling Bias 12/8/2021   12:00-1:00 pm  (Eastern) Where do our biases come from? How do we recognize our own biases? Eight kinds of biases that can influence our journalism (these don’t make you a…

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FCC Enforcement Monitor – November 2021

HEADLINES:Pillsbury’s communications lawyers have published FCC Enforcement Monitor monthly since 1999 to inform our clients of notable FCC enforcement actions against FCC license holders and others.  This month’s issue includes: Florida Broadcaster Pays $20,000 for Unauthorized Tower Construction Work Colorado Broadcaster Issued Notice of Violation for Operating FM Translator on…

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QUARTERLY ISSUES/PROGRAMS LIST ADVISORY FOR BROADCAST STATIONS

October 1 The next Quarterly Issues/Programs List (“Quarterly List”) must be placed in stations’ Public Inspection Files by October 10, 2021, reflecting information for the months of July, August, and September 2021. Content of the Quarterly List:The FCC requires each broadcast station to air a reasonable amount of programming responsive…

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$75,500 in scholarships awarded by SCBA Educational Foundation!

October 7, 2021 The SCBA Educational Foundation awarded eleven schools a total of $75,500 in scholarships for the 2022-23 academic year. To read the full details, click here.

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