No Multilingual Emergency Alerts Required For Broadcasters, For Now


The FCC has notched a victory against two multicultural advocacy groups in a District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals that upholds the Commission’s belief that it is not required to mandate multilingual emergency alerts for all broadcast media stations.

That set off a fiery response from the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) and League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) — the joint petitioners in the case against the FCC.

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