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Television stations in California's major media markets, including Sacramento, will have to post information about political ads airing on their channels online before the November election because of a new policy adopted by the Federal Communications Commission today.

Information about political ad rates is already available for public viewing at the stations themselves. The Associated Press is reporting that the FCC will now require stations to also post that information on the Web, with stations in the top 50 media markets making the change within the next six months. All other stations will have until 2014 to begin posting the information online.

Four of the country's top 50 media markets are in California, according to Station Index. They are Los Angeles, San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose, Sacramento/Stockton/Modesto and San Diego.

The Associated Press has more on the vote at this link.



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