an equal amount of time on the air, which radio and television licensees are required to offer to opposing candidates for public office and to those voicing diverging views on public referendums.

in broadcasting, the requirement and practice of giving equal air time to opposing candidates or a divergent point of view

The Democrats got equal time after the President’s address.

A ruling of the United States government, administered by the Federal Communications Commission, requiring that all candidates for public office be given equal access to the free or paid use of radio and television.


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