Limitations on the scope of the “no-liability” rule for political ads

By on Oct, 13 2014 with Comments 0

Frank Montero-11The fact that broadcasters are not only compelled to run the advertising of federal candidates, but also to run them intact as provided, has the effect of insulating broadcasters from trouble if the content is false or libelous. But the protection ends when the ads come from PACs or are run on the internet. Attorney Francisco Montero explains.

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