WUNC Sponsor Dispute

A DISPUTE BETWEEN WUNC RADIO AND ONE OF ITS SPONSORS HAS GOTTEN A FAIR AMOUNT OF ATTENTION. STATION MANAGEMENT CHANGED THE WORDING IN AN ON-AIR ANNOUNCEMENT ACKNOWLEDGING THE FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF IPAS, A CHAPEL HILL-BASED NON-PROFIT THAT WORKS ON WOMEN’S REPRODUCTIVE ISSUES. IPAS SAYS THE CHANGE IS UNFAIR AND UNNECESSARY. BUT WUNC MANAGEMENT SAYS IT NEEDED TO MAKE THE CHANGE TO COMPLY WITH THE RULES OF THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION. WUNC’S BRENT WOLFE REPORTS.

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