To file a complaint of violation of the sponsorship identification
rule, the complainant generally should include the following
information: (1) the call letters of the station; (2) the city and
state where the station is located; (3) a tape or other documentation
showing the failure to provide the required sponsorship identification;
and (4) documentation (e.g., copies of agreements, memoranda or other
written documents) demonstrating that the broadcast material in
question was broadcast in exchange for payment to the station or to an
employee of the station.
Complaints should be sent to: Federal Communications Commission,
Enforcement Bureau, Investigations & Hearing Division, 445 12th Street,
SW, Washington, DC 20554.
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