Radio show fined $1 million for fake emergency broadcast

May 20, 2015 10:40 AM

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Radio show fined $1 million for fake emergency broadcast

A top Nashville radio station was fined $1 million by the FCC after broadcasting a fake emergency alert.

Multiple news sources report the fine was handed to iHeartMedia Tuesday. The FCC says there was an EMS transmission on the Nashville-based program "The Bobby Bones Show" in October 2014, which was sent to more than 70 affiliated stations across the nation. Bones was talking about an EAS test, which ...

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