Telecommunications Issues

David Rehr talked about broadcasting issues. He discussd topics including the National Association of Broadcasters' opposition to… read more

David Rehr talked about broadcasting issues. He discussd topics including the National Association of Broadcasters' opposition to legislation that would require commercial radio stations to pay royalties to performers of music, what broadcasters learned from stations who made the early switch to digital television, and what needs to be done before the June 12. 2009, final transition date. He responded to a video clip of comments made on the show by Neil Portnow, president of National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, on Wednesday, February 25, 2009.

Fawn Johnson was a guest host.

“The Communicators” is C-SPAN’s weekly series that examines the people and events currently shaping telecommunications policy. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Telecommunications Issues

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Interview
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Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 14, 2009
Last Aired:
Apr 16, 2009

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  • Mar 14, 2009 | 6:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 16, 2009 | 8:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 16, 2009 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 15, 2009 | 6:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 16, 2009 | 9:23am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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