Communicators with National Association of Broadcasters President Smith

Former Senator Gordon Smith (R-OR), president and chief executive officer of the National Association of Broadcasters, talked about several… read more

Former Senator Gordon Smith (R-OR), president and chief executive officer of the National Association of Broadcasters, talked about several of the major issues in television and radio. Included were the spectrum auctions slated for 2014, a recent Defense Department proposal to give one band of spectrum to wireless companies and to share another band with broadcasters, TV retransmission, media ownership, changes in leadership at the Federal Communications Commission, and the disputes between radio stations, musicians, and record companies over royalties. He responded to a video clip of Aereo founder Chet Kanojia from July 17, 2013.

Paul Kirby was the guest interviewer. close

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

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Communicators with National Association of Broadcasters President Smith

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Interview
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 17, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 19, 2013

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  • Aug 17, 2013 | 6:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 19, 2013 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 19, 2013 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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