Proposed FCC Rule to Level the Playing Field for Radio Ads Wins Praise from Trump's Tech Expert

Proposed FCC Rule to Level the Playing Field for Radio Ads Wins Praise from Trump's Tech Expert


The FCC is considering deregulations to allow radio broadcasters to geotarget ads using new technology—meaning that one station can run different ads depending on the location of the listener. The rule has won praise from former President Trump’s top tech expert, who said it would level the advertising playing field for an industry dominated by conservatives.

Adam Candeub, a law professor at Michigan State who led the fight against Big Tech censorship in the Trump Administration, agreed in an op-ed that the rule is not particularly ideological, but would benefit conservatives.

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Because broadcast radio is one of the few mediums dominated by conservatives, deregulation will incidentally help conservative talk

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