Campaign finance slated for action

February 2002
Broadcasting & Cable;2/11/2002, Vol. 132 Issue 6, p7
Reports the reaction of broadcasters on the decision of the House to hold a vote on campaign finance reform (CFR) in the U.S. Requirement for the broadcasters to sell politicians advertising time at bargain basement prices; Remarks of New Jersey Broadcasters Association executive director Phil Roberts on the amendment; Status of the support for CFR.


Related Articles

  • The sound of one hand clapping.  // Broadcasting & Cable;7/23/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 31, p78 

    Editorial. Comments on the opposition of broadcasters to campaign finance reform bill in the United States. Prohibition of issue advertisement before elections; Effect of the bill on the broadcasting industry; Claims on the failure to address the campaign finance reform issue.

  • Cheap political ads face stiff opposition. Hatch, David // Electronic Media;7/9/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 28, p8 

    Reports that two United States House of Representatives members want to remove from a pending campaign finance bill provisions that make it easier for federal candidates to buy television advertising time. Opposition of the television industry to the lower advertising chargers; Proponent of the...

  • Campaign reformers promote free airtime. Fleming, Heather // Broadcasting & Cable;12/30/96, Vol. 126 Issue 53, p14 

    Reports on campaign financing reform plan in the United States that would scrap discounts given to candidates for advertising. Campaign financing figures; Rules governing lowest unit rate; Plans by John McCain to reintroduce a campaign finance reform bill that would give candidates 30 minutes...

  • Pols set spending record. Freeman, Michael // MediaWeek;11/14/94, Vol. 4 Issue 44, p6 

    Reports on the political advertising expenses of politicians in the United States for the November 1994 mid-term elections. Reaction of television stations toward the increase in advertising expenses by politicians; Spot revenue for the election in Los Angeles, California; Record-high expenses...

  • The heavy cost of free mailshots.  // Marketing Week;2/24/2000, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p3 

    Editorial. Comments on the Britain House of Lords' debate over whether London, England mayoral candidates should be armed with their own marketing and advertising budget. Two reasons why the government objects to a budget; Arguments for giving a budget to the candidates.

  • Rate cut gains ground. Albiniak, Paige // Broadcasting & Cable;7/02/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 28, p9 

    Reports on the campaign finance reform legislation being considered by the United States House of Representatives as of July 2, 2001. Provisions of the bill seeking to require broadcasters to provide politicians with discounted advertising rates; Broadcasting industry's efforts to defeat the...

  • Ad Bounty Hasn't Arrived. Teinowitz, Ira // Television Week;9/22/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 24, p3 

    The article reports that the widely anticipated massive increase in individual advertising spending for the U.S. presidential campaigns. Broadcasters in several battleground states say the presidential campaign is generating significant revenue, especially in a down economy, but they have been a...

  • A Candidate for Growth. Haley, Kathy // Broadcasting & Cable;11/24/2003, Vol. 133 Issue 47, p16 

    Reports on the projections for political advertising in 2004 and its significance for the U.S. cable-television market. Factors that have contributed to uncertainty into the election spending for 2004; Provision of the Campaign Finance Reform Act; Limitation of federal funding allotted for each...

  • Mad Money. Stilson, Janet // MediaWeek;10/15/2007, Vol. 17 Issue 37, p14 

    The article discusses the advertising expenditures of political campaigns in the 2008 U.S. election cycle, with total political advertising spending expected to reach $2.7 billion in 2008. The article discusses the distribution of political spending in different media sectors, including...


Other Topics