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As the authoritative voice in the industry, the NAB's counsel and industry attorneys have complied the only comprehensive broadcast regulatory publication: The NAB Legal Guide to Broadcast Law and Regulation
. Known for years as the official "voice" for broadcast law, this publication serves as an extension of the NAB General Counsel's daily activities. It gives you practical "how-to" advice for how to deal with issues such as DTV transition, change license, EAS system obligations, cable royalties, inspections, and much more. Whether your practice specializes in broadcast, telecommunications, IP, or Internet, this book builds on case law and applies to real-world situations. Now in its 4th edition, The NAB Legal Guide to Broadcast Law and Regulation
is available as a traditional print publication or an e-book, including an e-update provided in 2010, to keep you current on changes in the law, FCC rulings, agency announcements, as well as new cases and applied solutions. The National Association of Broadcasters proactively and vigilantly advances the rights and interests of free, local radio and television broadcasters. The NAB advocates on behalf of more than 8,300 free, local radio and television stations and also broadcast networks before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and the Courts. To be alerted when the NAB Legal Guide is released register here: www.focalpress.com/legalguideupdate
* Have the NAB at your fingertips for the latest information and broadcast law solutions * A trusted source for over 20 years, this legal guide is the only one published with the NAB * Used by broadcast, telecommunications, media, IP, and Internet attorneys * Pre-order available here: www.focalpress.com/legalguidealert
To guide the industry in the 21st century, counsel for the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and leading attorneys have prepared the only up-to-date, comprehensive broadcast regulatory publication: NAB s Legal Guide to Broadcast Law and Regulation. Known for years as the "voice" for broadcast law, this publication addresses the full range of FCC regulatory issues facing radio and television broadcasters, as well as intellectual property, First Amendment, cable and satellite, and increasingly important online issues. It gives practicing attorneys, in-house counsel, broadcasters and other communications industry professionals practical "how to" advice on topics ranging literally from "a" (advertising) to "z" (zoning).
Now in its 6th edition, NAB s Legal Guide to Broadcast Law and Regulation is available to keep you current on changes in the law, significant court decisions, FCC rules, agency policies and applied solutions. The National Association of Broadcasters is a nonprofit trade association that advocates on behalf of local radio and television stations and broadcast networks before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and other federal agencies, and the courts.
Table of Contents
Section I: Application and Reports Section II: On the Air Section III: Station Ownership Section IV: Station Management & Operation Section V: Noncommercial Broadcasting Section VI: FCC Enforcement Section VII: Satellite Television Section VIII: Cable Television Rules Section IX: Antitrust Considerations Section X: Copyright and Trademark Issues Section XI: Legal Issues for Online Services Section XII: Recent Developments/On the Horizon