Tag Archives: Noncommercial Educational (NCE) Broadcasting
Low Power FM Rule Changes Slated for April 23 FCC Vote
The FCC Announces Two Rules of Interest to NCE Stations
Under New Leadership, FCC Media Bureau Reverses January Decision on Reconsideration of NCE Ownership Reporting Requirements
CPB IG: Re-think Inclusion of In-Kind Trades for CSG/NFFS Purposes?
Noncommercial Stations Out West Back to Being Noncommercial . . . For Now
NCE On-Air Fund-Raising For Oklahoma Tornado Relief Efforts
Enforcement Relief for “Student-run” NCE Stations
Final NCE Royalty Rates Set For 2013-2017
Student-Run College Radio: A Species Endangered by FCC Fines?
PBS/NPR Proposed 2013-2017 Copyright Royalty Rates Out for Comment
FCC Eyes Easier NCE Fundraising for Third Parties
NCE LMAs: Profit-generating Monetization Not Allowed
9th Circuit Opens Noncoms to Political Spots
CRB Announces Proposed NCE Copyright Rates for 2013-2017
NCE On-Air Fund-Raising For Japan Relief Efforts
NCE Fund-raising For Haiti Relief Efforts
Vacant NCE-FM Reserved Channel Window Postponed Two Months
FCC Announces Window For Vacant NCE-Reserved Channels
A Midsummer Surprise From The FCC: A Revised Version Of The Public and Broadcasting!!!
NCE-FM Fined $9K for Families and Ice Cream
By Peter Tannenwald
The FCC is on the prowl again, this time striking at a station for going over the line with "underwriting" announcements before it gave up the noncommercial ship and switched to commercial status. And the attack was on the sacred national treasure -- Tastee Freeze ice cream.
You will recall that noncommercial stations may acknowledge funding but may not use qualitative terms or suggest that listeners should make a purchase.
The announcements on this station (WCVZ, South Zanesville, Ohio) said that Tastee Freez products are "tastefully decorated" -- whoops, that says they are of good quality -- ...… Continue Reading