Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
TEGNA
Current Parent Company: 
Tegna
Penalty: 
$55,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
May 30, 2017
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
telecommunications violation
Violation Description: 

The Federal Communications Commission announced a settlement with TEGNA for false broadcast of Emergency Alert System tones by its Jacksonville, Florida television station, WTLV.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Federal Communications Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Virginia
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
media
Specific Industry of Parent: 
media
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Parent company note: 
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