Regulatory Rumblings Archive

August 2016

Congress and Advertising – Will 2017 Be Different?

Posted: Aug 29, 2016 12:30pm ET

As Congress limps toward this year’s finish line, it appears highly likely that this will be one of the least active and effective sessions of Congress in recent memory.


FCC Needs to Recognize the Value of Advertising

Posted: Aug 10, 2016 12:30pm ET

In February, the FCC put forward a sweeping Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM). The FCC claimed that it would create needed competition in the set-top box marketplace. In fact, as we emphasized in our two filings in this proceeding, the FCC’s plan poses an extraordinary threat to advertising interests.


First Amendment 101: Corporate Speech

Posted: Aug 8, 2016 3:15pm ET

Throughout 2016, ANA has been actively working to stop efforts by state and local governments to take away advertisers’ First Amendment rights. In our latest action, we filed an amicus brief calling for a permanent injunction of the required health warnings on ads for certain sugar sweetened drinks in San Francisco.