"Washington Redskins" Complaints (FCC)

Donald Triplett III filed this request with the Federal Communications Commission of the United States of America.
Tracking # 2015-016
Status
Completed

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From: Donald Triplett III

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Copies of all complaints over the use of the word "Redskins" (or "Washington Redskins") on television, filed from January 1, 2011 to the date this request is processed.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Donald Triplett III

From: Stephanie Kost

Dear Mr. Triplett:

This acknowledges receipt of your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request filed with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Your request has been assigned FOIA Control Number 2015-016. Agencies are allowed 20 working days to respond to your request, extending this period for an additional 10 working days under certain circumstances. See 5 U.S.C. § 552(a)(6)(A)(i) and 5 U.S.C. § 552(a)(6)(B)(i). We anticipate responding to your request on 11/4/14. If additional time is needed to respond to your request you will be notified.

If you have any questions concerning this notice, please call the FOIA Office at: (202) 418-0440.

FCC FOIA Office

From: Mike Hennigan

This email is in reference to your recent Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request that you filed with the FCC. You requested copies of "all complaints over the use of the word "Redskins" (or Washington Redskins") on television filed from January 1, 2011 to the date this request is processed". Attached is our response, along with 142 documents responsive to your request.

Sincerely,

Mike Hennigan
Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau
Consumer Policy Division
FCC
202-418-2869

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