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  • Media Ownership in the US
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    Media Ownership in the U.S.

    Television industry analysts talked about the proposed merger between the Sinclair Broadcast Group and the Tribune Corporation, which would create the nation’s largest group of television…

    427 views
  • 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.

    143 views
  • Broadcast Indecency Standards
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    Broadcast Indecency Standards

    The guests talked about broadcast television indecency standards. They focused on the CBS television network’s appeal of a $550,000 fine levied by the Federal Communications Commission for a…

    77 views
  • The Fairness Doctrine
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    The Fairness Doctrine

    James Gattuso and Andrew Jay Schwartzman were interviewed separately about the need for renewing the "Fairness Doctrine". The Fairness Doctrine, which was repealed in 1987, required broadcast licensees to…

    228 views
  • Media Ownership Rules
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    Media Ownership Rules

    Mr. Schwartzman talked about the Federal Communication Commission’s attempt to relax media ownership rules. Earlier in the week, a federal court issued a stay preventing the FCC from…

    36 views
  • Cable Television Deregulation
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    Cable Television Deregulation

    Participants spoke to reporters about a report charging the cable industry with monopolistic policies and price gouging. They also talked about the failure of cable deregulation and the…

    70 views
  • Media Ownership Rules
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    Media Ownership Rules

    The guests discusses tomorrow’s vote by the Federal Communications Commission to relax specific media ownership rules. They responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail.

    28 views
  • Media Ownership Issues
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    Media Ownership Issues

    Commissioners Copps and Adelstein held a meeting for public advocates to express their concerns of proposals before the Federal Communications Commission to change rules governing media…

    99 views
  • Broadcast Ownership Rules Morning Hearing
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    Broadcast Ownership Rules, Morning Hearing

    Witnesses testified about broadcast ownership rules. Following witness testimony, the commissioners heard comments from private citizens. The FCC is required by law to hold a public hearing…

    40 views
  • 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
  • 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…

    8 views
  • 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