FCC Reprimands Meredith, Cox For Atlanta Political File Flub


In August 2017, the FCC received six complaints filed against two Atlanta TV stations by a pair of non-profit, non-partisan politically focused organizations for a political file oversight at its two Atlanta TV stations.

Specifically, the stations were singled out for failing to include in their respective online political files “certain information about requests to purchase political advertising time for non-candidate issue advertisements.”

Media Bureau Chief Michelle Carey on Tuesday issued an Order intended to resolve the matter.

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