The FCC's Political Broadcasting Regulations
Publication Date: October 2004
Publisher(s): Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
This report provides an overview of the Federal Communication Commission's political broadcasting regulations, including general public interest obligations; the equal opportunity (equal time) regulations; and the various interpretations of the Fairness Doctrine, which is no longer enforced by the Commission. A brief section of frequently asked questions regarding political broadcasting is also provided. This report will be updated as events warrant.