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Saturday, September 19, 2015

Time To Bury Those Annoying Contest Promos

Time To Bury Those Annoying Contest Promos
Sep 17th 2015, 11:55
The Federal Communications Commission unanimously adopted new rules governing the way you promoted contest rules at your station. You, of course, can still run those promos on the air. However, you are also allowed to post the rules on your website with an easy to find link or tab. The rules must remain posted for 30 days after the contest ends. Of course, the rules must still be timely and accurate and cannot be misleading. Commissioner Mignon Clyburn said, "the days of trying to understand that announcer speaking a mile a minute are numbered. This is a good move." The contest rule was originally adopted in 1976.