The Supreme Court Overturns Third Circuit on Media Ownership Rules

by Frank Montero, Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth On Thursday, April 1, 2021 the Supreme Court unanimously voted to overturn the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia (“Third Circuit”) in the case of Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) v. Prometheus Radio Project, No. 19-1231. The... Read More.

Washington Update & The New Face of the FCC

On January 28, Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth attorneys Frank Montero and Dan Kirkpatrick presented their crystal ball gazing into what 2021 and a new Administration at the FCC and the White House will bring, and how it will impact broadcasters. Following an unprecedented 2020,... Read More.

President Appoints Rosenworcel Acting FCC Chair

From Radio Ink Rosenworcel said she’s honored the President has chosen her. “I thank the President for the opportunity to lead an agency with such a vital mission and talented staff. It is a privilege to serve the American people and work on their behalf... Read More.

“Political Broadcasting Rules 2020”

On July 30, Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth attorneys, Frank Montero and Dan Kirkpatrick, along with the FCC’s political programming experts, Bobby Baker, Gary Schonman, and Sima Nilsson, discussed the requirements and latest developments in the FCC’s political broadcasting rules, including equal time, lowest unit... Read More.