What Would Make FCC Drop Letter File Reg?

By on Feb, 10 2016 with Comments 3

o'rielly-testifyingFCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly voted to extend the online public file requirement to radio, we reported in January.

He says when the rule kicks-in broadcasters should actually be safer in their stations because they will no longer have to allow strangers into the building to look at the documents in the public file.

But there’s a portion of the rule that was changed to make things easier for cable and satellite operators that was not changed for radio owners — and he thinks it should be.

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About The Author: Leslie Stimson has been a reporter for 35+ years, starting in radio news. She’s spent the last 20 years reporting for radio trades.

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