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  • CBS and Viacom Merger
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    CBS and Viacom Merger

    Witnesses testified about a proposed merger between Viacom and CBS. Among the issues they addressed were the growing consolidation of media outlets, maintaining diversity in viewpoint with…

    207 views
  • ATT and Media One Merger
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    AT&T and Media One Merger

    Consumer advocates talked to reporters about a potential merger between AT&T and Media One. They opposed the merger saying that it would decrease competition in the communications industry…

    65 views
  • Communications Decency Act Decision
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    Communications Decency Act Decision

    Representatives of various organizations opposed to the Communications Decency Act reacted to the Supreme Court decision to declare the law unconstitutional. They applauded the Court for…

    213 views
  • Free Air Time for Presidential Campaigns
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    Free Air Time for Presidential Campaigns

    The commission heard from policy-makers and media executives on a proposal for free television time for presidential campaigns.

    69 views
  • Telecommunications Act Part 2
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    Telecommunications Act Part 2

    Committee members heard testimony concerning legislation that would change telecommunications regulations. Executives from several television companies testified about the ramifications of…

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  • Telecommunications Act Part 1
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    Telecommunications Act Part 1

    Committee members heard testimony concerning legislation that would change telecommunications regulations. Executives from several television companies testified about the ramificatons of…

    74 views
  • Telecommunications Reform Proposals
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    Telecommunications Reform Proposals

    The panelists discussed cable rate deregulation, spectrum flexibility, electronic redlining and telecommunications and First Amendment concerns. They also answered questions from the…

    75 views
  • Cable Television and Telephone Merger Issues
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    Cable Television and Telephone Merger Issues

    Academic researchers, government policy makers, and private sector experts presented papers on the topic, “1992 Cable TV Act: Freedom of Expression Issues.” The Cable TV Act has been the…

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  • emTurner Broadcasting v FCCem
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    Turner Broadcasting v. FCC

    Following the arguments before the Supreme Court, attorneys and others answered questions from reporters outside the Court. The cable television industry is challenging the “must carry”…

    88 views
  • Cable Television Regulation
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    Cable Television Regulation

    Mr. Farhi and Mr. Jessell discussed the implications of the 1992 Cable Television Act on cable companies, television broadcasters and consumers. The regulations, which go into effect tomorrow, include…

    33 views
  • Public Interest Obligations of Broadcasters
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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…

    79 views
  • Media Ownership
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    Media Ownership

    Media industry experts testified concerning the diversity and concentration of ownership in the broadcast industry. Among those giving testimony were network executives and representatives…

    43 views
  • The Fairness Doctrine in the Wake of Deregulation
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    The Fairness Doctrine in the Wake of Deregulation

    The panel was moderated by Mr. Wiley, a former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. Seven months after the FCC repealed the Fairness Doctrine, the panelists analyzed the decision. Kamp…

    132 views
  • CSPAN Broadcast Cable Interface DC Seminar
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    C-SPAN Broadcast Cable Interface D.C. Seminar

  • Television Syndication
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    Television Syndication

    Witnesses testified for and against Bill S. 1707. Note: This is an incomplete program.

    86 views
  • Broadcast Reform
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    Broadcast Reform

    Witnesses testified on deregulation, licensing for radio and television stations and meeting the public service requirements.

    34 views