Reminder: Issue Ads Require Public File Disclosures Even Outside Political Windows
Broadcast Law Blog
APRIL 15, 2021
Back in January, we reminded broadcasters that state and local elections , even those held in “off-years” like 2021, still fall within the FCC’s political broadcasting rules. But in that article, we did not focus on political issue ads , which also raise their own FCC obligations, particularly with respect to the public file and sponsorship identification.