said the FCC will vote on the proposal later this month.
requires TV stations to make public information. However,
the idea of moving from the file cabinet to the Internet is
bothering the broadcasters.
the proud history of broadcast journalism and the many innovative
products broadcasters deploy today to harness digital technology
to inform, explain as well as entertain, broadcasters and
a few others have strongly resisted online disclosure,"
Genachowski told the audience at a NAB event.
explicitly requires broadcasters to maintain, and make available
for public inspection, a complete record of a request to purchase
broadcast time that is made by or on behalf of a legally qualified
candidate," he added.
new rule, if passed, would go into effect by late summer or
early fall at the latest, still in time for the 2012 US general