Alabama: Cable company will broadcast candidate forums
The Birmingham News reports: Bright House Cable Networks will broadcast a series of public forums featuring candidates in the Oct. 6 City Council runoff.
The cable operator is responding to a call for fairness from several council challengers who say the sitting council members have an unfair advantage each Tuesday during the televised meetings. ...
Rafferty and Elias Hendricks wrote to the cable company asking for air time to balance exposure given to the council members, saying the council meetings amount to free publicity for the incumbents. -- Read the whole story --> Bright House Cable to broadcast series of public forums featuring candidates in the Oct. 6 City Council runoff - al.com