KBP Requires Members to Submit Blocktimers’ Undertaking to Observe Code of Conduct

The KBP is requiring all members that are airing blocktime programs to furnish the KBP a copy of the undertaking signed by their blocktimers indicating that they will abide by the KBP Broadcast Code. Blocktimers refer to persons contracting for airtime and personalities who regularly go on the air in such programs. The requirement was promulgated through a Board resolution approved last March 8, 2017and…

House Acts on Renewal of Broadcast Franchises

The House of Representatives approved the renewal of franchises of two KBP members this March while the Committee on Legislative Franchises approved the renewal of franchises of five more of them. The broadcasters whose franchises were approved by the House on third reading were Subic Broadcasting Corporation and Beta Broadcasting System. Also this March, the Committee on Legislative Franchises, chaired by Rep. Franz Alvarez,approved the…