WMEX is Gone

A. Joseph Ross
Wed Jun 4 18:21:45 EDT 2008

On 4 Jun 2008 Don A wrote:

> I thought that commercial station were not required to accept
> political spots...but, rather, that if they DO sell time to one
> candidate, they must sell to his oponent(s).
> Can a commercial station say no to all political/candidates? 

I seem to remember that WCVB tried that when it first started.  They 
took the attitude that they would sell no time for political ads, but 
would do lots of public affairs election campaign coverage, debates, 
etc.  They had to back off from that policy fairly quickly. 

A. Joseph Ross, J.D.                   617.367.0468
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