Tag Archives: Form 355

Online TV Public Inspection File – Some How-To’s

Public-file-uploading chores kick in for ALL TV licensees (including Class A's) no later than October 10, when the next quarterly issues/programs lists mush be placed in each station's file. With that deadline looming, we thought it might be useful to introduce everybody to some of the nitty-gritty details they'll need know before they try to upload their lists.… Continue Reading

Meet the New Form 355 . . . Same as the Old Form 355?

Hot on the heels of its abandonment of the "enhanced disclosure" reporting form adopted in 2007 (but never implemented), the Commission has made good on its promise to come up with a replacement. Ladies and gentlemen, please put your hands together for the 2011 edition of "Standardized Television Disclosure Form 355".… Continue Reading

Form 355 and Website Public File Posting: Soon in the Crosshairs at OMB

By Anne Goodwin Crump

Last November, the FCC announced that it had adopted a new "enhanced" programming report for TV licensees, and also that it would require TV licensees to post pretty much all of the local public files on their respective websites.  From March 13 until May 12, we all have an opportunity to send comments on the resulting paperwork to the FCC, which will then pass the comments on to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to let them how we feel about these new burdens.

OMB gets involved because the new ...
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