Senate shoots down FCC; veto looms

Crabtree, Susan
September 2003
Daily Variety;9/17/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 53, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the veto of the Senate to the media ownership rules proposed by the Federal Communications Commission in the U.S. Reason for the veto; Reaction of legislators and the public about the rule; Details on the bill's provision.


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