October 16, 2021

Reference: Feds Order Online Posting of Political Ad Info Next Month

From The Sunlight Foundation:

Information about political TV ads must be posted online by Aug. 2 under an order published this morning in the Federal Register.

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Today’s rule issued by the White House Office of Management and Budget, however, gives the TV stations one month to begin complying with the order.

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Because it only affects the nation’s 50 largest television markets, the FCC order will leave large swaths of political battleground states uncovered.

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About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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