With July 4th just around the corner, you may be wondering how to approach prospective fireworks retailers in adjacent states. Remember, only those fireworks that are legal in Minnesota can be advertised on a station licensed to Minnesota. Therefore, it’s best to use wording such as “Visit _______________ Fireworks in _________ for all of your Minnesota-legal fireworks needs.” This will ensure that your station is in compliance with Minnesota statutes regarding fireworks advertising.
July 16-17, 2015
The Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Park Place
By Gregg Skall
MBA FCC Counsel
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice
The FCC may be acting like the “one-to-many” broadcasting model is old hat, but it has not let up on keeping broadcasting the most regulated of industries under its roof.
Every broadcast licensee must place their issues and programs list in their public file on a quarterly basis every January 10, April 10, July 10, and October 10. The list...