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FCC Allows Newspapers to Own Broadcast Stations

December 18th, 2007 · No Comments

The Federal Communications commission on Tuesday eased restrictions on the ability of newspaper companies to own television and radio stations in the same market, by a 3-2 vote.
After the vote becomes effective, newspapers would be allowed to own stations within the 20 largest broadcast markets. Mergers of newspapers and broadcast stations would still be allowed […]

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FCC Releases List of Participants for Media Ownership Hearing

October 29th, 2007 · No Comments

Plan on a big Halloween at the Federal Communications Commission! In addition to a full agenda — Internet-protocol enabled services, a proceeding that has been lingering since 2004, plus two new orders likely to boost the fortunes of Bell companies AT&T and Verizon Communications (exclusive service contracts for apartment buildings, and potential delays in local […]

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