FCC says radio stations were right to remove candidate ads

By Nadia Dreid (April 11, 2022, 8:37 PM EDT) – Two Cincinnati radio stations did nothing wrong when they stopped airing political ads by a written congressional candidate after he failed to allay their concerns about whether he was legally qualified to race, according to the Federal Communications Commission.

The FCC said on Friday that it finally ruled on the side of the two stations – WKRC and WLW – and agreed with their conclusion that Jim Condit Jr. was not a legally qualified candidate under the law. federal government and was therefore not entitled to the same “reasonable” access to the airwaves that must be granted to legitimate applicants.

“Overall, then, we think the Citicasters…

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