The FAA’s New Drone Rules: What Do Broadcasters Need to Know? June 29, 2016

On June 21, the FAA announced its new rules to govern non-hobbyist small UAS (“sUAS” or “drones”) operations.  Broadcast stations across the country have been reporting on this development since...

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Can Station Use Drone-Generated Images and Video Footage in Newscasts? The FAA Has Weighed In! May 14, 2015

On May 5, 2015, the FAA generated an internal memorandum to explain that (i) news media may use UAS for newsgathering if the FAA has authorized the flights and the...

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FAA Proposes Rules for Commercial Operation of Drones February 18, 2015

On Sunday, February 15, 2015, the FAA announced the release of its long-awaited rules to govern commercial sUAS (small unmanned aircraft systems) operations in the United States. This announcement is welcome...

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