Campaign Ads Are Keeping The Christmas Creep Off TV

Campaign Ads Are Keeping The Christmas Creep Off TV

Whatever your political persuasion, you’ve probably already had it up to here (imagine me holding my hand slightly above my head) with the campaign ads flooding the airwaves. But in the grand Consumerist tradition of looking for a silver lining around every storm cloud, there’s good news for people who hate seeing holiday-themed ads in October. [More]

Broadcasters Would Rather Not Have To Post Political Ad Rates Online

Broadcasters Would Rather Not Have To Post Political Ad Rates Online

Last month, the FCC approved a new rule that requires broadcasters who air political ads to post on their websites the rates they charge — and other related information — for these commercials. This isn’t sitting well with the broadcasters, who filed suit to stop the rule change. [More]