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Gordon Smith: Court Decision Good for Speech, Bottom Line

NAB president talks spectrum reclamation, indecency in C-SPAN interview

NAB President Gordon Smith called the Supreme Court’s decision to allow corporations and unions to directly fund more on-air political spots “a good one for freedom of speech.”

RW sister publication Broadcasting & Cable reports Smith commented in an interview for C-SPAN’s “Communicators” series, in which he talked about spectrum, indecency and other topics.

“Ultimately you can’t get on TV or radio without paying for it,” Smith said.

Read the B&C story here.

Watch the C-SPAN program here.