Media Bureau Order Fuels Foreign Sponsorship ID Fight


In August, the NAB; Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC); and the National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB) filed a petition for review with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit challenging a FCC order mandating disclosures for foreign government-sponsored programming.

On Wednesday (12/8) the FCC’s Media Bureau, led by Michelle Carey, issued an Order denying a stay petition filed by the three groups — a move that only furthers growing tension between the nation’s largest broadcast media advocacy group and the agency now officially led by Jessica Rosenworcel.

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