When will we ever learn?

cash-pileThe owners of WTRI in Brunswick, MD have been fined $5000 by the FCC for taking the station off the air without getting a Silent Special Temporary Authorization from the Commission, and then failing to provide an explanation for not doing so. The agency is also withholding approval of the station’s license renewal until the fine is paid. That might not be the station’s biggest problem, however: it’s in receivership.