Eight-Voices Test is Arbitrary Line

By on Jul, 20 2016 with Comments 0

NAB BuildingNAB says the current local TV ownership rule doesn’t jive with the Telecommunications Act and is arbitrary and capricious; the broadcast trade lobby has urged the FCC to remove the eight-voices test which prohibits one entity from owning two TV stations in a market unless at least eight independently owned TV stations would remain.

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About The Author: Leslie Stimson has been a reporter for 35+ years, starting in radio news. She’s spent the last 20 years reporting for radio trades.

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