Emergency Alert System

FCC Cracks Down on Misuse of Emergency Alert Signal in Ads

When will advertisers learn not to use the broadcast emergency alert signal in an ad? And when will networks realize the Federal Communications Commission is dead serious about the integrity of the EAS system?

TBS Slapped With Fine for Simulating Emergency Alert Sounds in Conan Ad

Few things are more annoying than ads that use sounds like a ringing phone or doorbell to get our attention. But an ad for Conan O'Brien's show on TBS went too far in the eyes of the Federal Communications Commission.