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  • Media Ownership Rules
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    Media Ownership Rules

    New FCC chairman Kevin Martin testified about his proposal to relax media ownership rules. The other four FCC commissioners and heads of various media groups testified about the plan.

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  • Telecommunications Issues
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    Telecommunications Issues

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) held a hearing where they talked about new rules for cable subscribers' access to traditional broadcast signals and a proposal that would allow…

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  • Federal Communications Commission Meeting
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    Federal Communications Commission Meeting

    The commission heard testimony on leased channel access, cable regulations, do not call registry, low-power radio service, television license disclosure requirements, and video delivery…

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  • Media and Telecommunications Policy
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    Media and Telecommunications Policy

    The five commissioners testified about current proceedings involving media and telecommunications policy. Chairman Martin has scheduled a vote on a rule to ease media ownership rules. Two…

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  • Media Ownership Rules Part 1
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    Media Ownership Rules Part 1

    In an open commission meeting members considered wireless telecommunications and media ownership rules. There was a brief disruption by Code Pink.

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  • Federal Communications Commission
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    Federal Communications Commission

    Commissioners testified about federal communications policy and regulations at an oversight hearing.

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  • Public Airwaves Auction
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    Public Airwaves Auction

    The Federal Communications Commission held a meeting to set the rules governing the auction of public airwaves to be held in January 2008. Commissioners voted to allow the auction to proceed without…

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  • Minority Media Ownership
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    Minority Media Ownership

    Commissioner Kevin Martin spoke about minority ownership of media outlets, the operation of the Federal Communications Commission, and issues before the FCC involving media ownership and…

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  • Media Ownership Rules Part 2
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    Media Ownership Rules Part 2

    In a continuation of an open commission meeting, members considered issues including media diversity, broadcast localism, and ownership limits in the cable television industry.

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  • Broadcast Spectrum Competition
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    Broadcast Spectrum Competition

    FCC commissioners testified at an oversight hearing about federal regulation and the state of the telecommunications industry. Among the topics they addressed were an upcoming 700 MHz…

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  • Communication Marketplace
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    Communication Marketplace

    Commissioners testified about the state of the telecommunications marketplace, the regulatory role of the Federal Communications Commission, technology trends and innovations affecting the…

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  • Federal Communications Commission Issues
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    Federal Communications Commission Issues

    Commissioner McDowell was interviewed about the Federal Communications Commission issues. Topics included media cross-ownership of television stations and newspapers in the same city, open hearings on this…

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