TITLE

Capitol Offers Up Air

AUTHOR(S)
Murphy, Jeremy
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
MediaWeek;10/16/2000, Vol. 10 Issue 40, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the move of Capitol Broadcasting to offer free airtime on its television and radio stations for political candidates in North Carolina in October 2000. How the airtimes will be broadcast; Reason of the company for giving free airtime.
ACCESSION #
4201618

 

Related Articles

  • Free-time flurry. McConnell, Bill // Broadcasting & Cable;10/30/2000, Vol. 130 Issue 45, p12 

    Reports the demand of politicians to public broadcasting companies for a free airtime in the United States. Details on the equal time rule of the Federal Communications Commission; Opposition of House Telecommunications Subcommittee Chairman Billy Tauzin on political advertising in public...

  • Equal treatment.  // Broadcasting & Cable;10/30/2000, Vol. 130 Issue 45, p82 

    Editorial. Comments on the negotiation of political candidates for airtime in noncommercial broadcasting stations in the United States. Reference to the negotiation as a violation of public trust; Functionality of a public broadcasting company; Need of public broadcasting to allow candidates...

  • FCC clears way for free time for presidential candidates.  // Electronic Media;8/26/96, Vol. 15 Issue 35, p2 

    Reports on the US Federal Communications Commission's acceptance of proposals by Fox, ABC and PBS to ease federal rules requiring equal access for all legally qualified presidential candidates. Features of the plans by the networks for the airing of free time for the candidates; Reaction by...

  • Broadcasters say no to free political time. Jessell, Harry A. // Broadcasting & Cable;1/30/95, Vol. 125 Issue 5, p6 

    Reports on the denial of broadcasters to give free airtime to politicians. Response of the President of the National Association of Broadcasters, Eddie Fritts to President Bill Clinton's suggestion of giving free airtime to the candidates; Views of different broadcasters regarding the proposal.

  • Political Advertising and the Broadcast Media. Szybillo, George J.; Hartenbaum, Ronald F. // Journal of Advertising;Fall76, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p42 

    Politicians, broadcasters and advertising practitioners have shown concern over problems associated with political advertising. These problems include allocated time to political advertising in the broadcast media, content of political advertising and cost of political advertising through the...

  • 'Right to reply' under fire. McConnell, Bill // Broadcasting & Cable;08/09/99, Vol. 129 Issue 33, p49 

    Reports that a court has told the United States Federal Communications Commission to review rules requiring stations making political endorsement or airing personal attacks to offer airtime to other candidates or targets of attacks. Challenge filed by broadcast groups against the rules; Effects...

  • Rupert Murdoch urged the broadcasting industry. MacLachlan, Suzanne; Mutch, David // Christian Science Monitor;4/12/95, Vol. 87 Issue 95, p2 

    Portrays Rupert Murdoch's request to the broadcasting industry to provide free time to political candidates, at an annual meet of the broadcasters in Las Vegas.

  • Radio and Television...equal time.  // American Bar Association Journal;Oct76, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p1341 

    Reports on the court ruling concerning the exemption of political candidates' press conferences and nonstudio debates from the equal time provision of the Communication Act in the U.S. Obligation of broadcast licenses to provide equal opportunities to legally qualified candidates in the use of...

  • Can't exclude.  // Quill;Jan95, Vol. 83 Issue 1, p8 

    Reports that the US Supreme Court let stand a ruling that forces public television stations to give valid reasons for excluding some candidates from televised debates. Appeal of the Arkansas Educational Television Commission that sought to squelch a lawsuit by independent congressional...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics