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    Public Interest Obligations of Broadcasters

    The subcommittee heard testimony on S. 217, the Fairness in Broadcasting Act of 1991, which would reinstate the fairness doctrine in broadcasting repealed in 1987. The fairness doctrine, along with the equal time…

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    Broadcast Regulations

    Alfred Sikes discussed communications issues including broadcast regulations and recent FCC decisions regarding syndication. The Federal Communications Commission is an independent U.S. agency created in…

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    FCC Reauthorization

    The House Commerce & Energy Subcommittee on Telecommunications & Finance heard testimony on the Federal Communications Commission, which is scheduled to be reauthorized by Congress this year. The FCC is a…

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    Future of Cable Television

    Mr. Sikes spoke about the debate over cable television and the syndication rule. The previous day the Federal Communication Commission had forwarded a report to Congress that outlined their…

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    Broadcast-Cable Interface Forum

    Participants in the forum examined issues in broadcast and cable television. They focused on present and future issues of mass media regulation including telecommunication companies'…

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    Network CEOs

    The Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission spoke at the 68th Annual Meeting of the National Association of Broadcasters in Atlanta, Georgia. His speech was followed by a…

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    Current Issues Before the FCC

    FCC Commissioner Alfred Sykes spoke at a meeting of the American Women in Radio and Television. He discussed what current issues the FCC is discussing.

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    Cable Telecommunications Act, Day 2 Part 1

    Alfred Sikes, Chairman of the FCC, said that cable markets are not open markets due to the 1984 Cable Telecommunications Act allowing municipalities to grant monopoly franchises and limit…

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    U.S. HDTV Policy Crossroads: Panel 2

    Broadcast officials discussed the pros and cons of high definition television (HDTV) and the feasibility of its installation.

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