Media Ownership

October 2003
Congressional Digest;Oct2003, Vol. 82 Issue 8, p225
Discusses the significance of media ownership in the diversity, competition, and localism in a high-technology marketplace in the United States. Role of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in regulating the ownership of mass media; Objective of the FCC to prevent the emergence of dominant media monopolies by establishing limits on the ownership of radios, television, satellite and cable broadcasting outlet; Rationale behind media ownership rules; Significant provisions of the Telecommunications Act that governs media ownership.


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