A Fine Sunday For FOX? ‘Emergency Alert’ Raises EAS Alarms


In August, the Entertainment Sports Programming Network known as ESPN received a proposed fine from the FCC in the amount of $20,000 for its use of an emergency alert system (EAS) code during a documentary it aired in October 2020 as part of its popular 30 for 30 series.

It now appears FOX Television Stations, and perhaps all of its affiliates, may be liable for a similar violation — one tied to a somewhat mysterious “NFL EMERGENCY ALERT” supporting the Philadelphia Eagles pro football club.

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