Statements from “Media Ownership in the 21st Century”

By on Jun, 11 2014 with Comments 0

EnergyThe House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing 6/11, “Media Ownership in the 21st Century.” House members examined the media ownership landscape as it continues to evolve in the digital age. The subcommittee discussed the FCC’s inaction on the statutorily required 2010 quadrennial review of the media ownership rules as well as the continued relevance of the media ownership regulatory framework in general. They also explored the commission’s decision to forge ahead with new rules on JSAs and other media ownership changes without the completed quadrennial review; and the impact of continuing FCC regulations including the newspaper-broadcast crossownership ban on the broadcasting and newspaper businesses and investment capital.

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About The Author: Carl has been with RBR-TVBR since 1997 and is currently Managing Director/Senior Editor. Residing in Northern Virginia, he covers the business of broadcasting, advertising, programming, new media and engineering. He’s also done a great deal of interviews for the company and handles our ever-growing stable of bylined columnists.

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