Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 1:09 PM

When Your Anchor Runs for Office

With the California primary history and the conventions soon to be, broadcasters across the nation are facing the onslaught of advertising for the general election. While the primaries deal with a limited set of competing candidates for nomination to major federal and state offices, the general elections will add a variety of local elections and other federal and state offices for which a primary was unnecessary. That's when broadcasters often find that their news anchor or other air personality has become a legally qualified candidate.

Continue reading at FCC Uncensored (Gregg Skall column).



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