TITLE

U.S. reps press for vote on rollback of FCC regs

AUTHOR(S)
Crabtree, Susan
PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
Daily Variety;11/6/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 24, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the letter sent by legislators to Speaker Dennis Hastert with regards to a bill that would retighten restrictions on media consolidation in the U.S. Passage of a legislation revoking the media ownership regulations of the Federal Communications Commission; Effect of the looser ownership rules on concentration of media ownership in broadcasting and permit cross-ownership of newspapers and television stations; Response of the Congress on the outcry.
ACCESSION #
11351619

 

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