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Entries from July 2006

Time to Pay Attention to the FCC, Again

July 2nd, 2006 · No Comments

In June, the FCC announced that it would be again reviewing media ownership rules that govern things like how many TV and radio stations a company can own, and the present cross-ownership ban between newspapers and broadcasters.
The last time the FCC tried to change media ownership rules back in 2003, they tried to do it on the sly, and ultimately raised the ire of the public, Congress, and the courts.

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Tags: FCC · Television News