'Call It What It Is -- Censorship'
- MMDS (wireless cable): A capital ideal. Brown, Rich // Broadcasting & Cable;5/1/95, Vol. 125 Issue 18, p16
Reports on the financial prospects for multichannel, multipoint distribution service (MMDS) wireless cable companies in the United States. Merger plans between wireless cable companies; Wave of public offerings in industry; Impact of Cable Act of 1992; Comparative data on industry's growth. ...
- Loss of must carry doesn't worry broadcasters. McAvoy, Kim // Broadcasting & Cable;5/23/94, Vol. 124 Issue 21, p58
Reports on the reaction of television broadcasters on the possible rejection of the must-carry provisions of the 1992 Cable Act by the Supreme Court. Use of retransmission consent to gain long-term carriage agreement; Types of broadcasters that will be affected by the rejection of the...
- Twice the fun. Dempsey, John // Variety;5/2/94, Vol. 355 Issue 1, p104
Focuses on the Cable Act of 1992 which allows television (TV) stations to bargain for cash payments from their local cable systems for carriage of station's signal. Clarification of the cable operators that they have no interest in ponying up cash; Resulting negotiations of TV stations for an...
- Nudity clause gives cable operators pause. Stern, Christopher // Broadcasting & Cable;4/17/95, Vol. 125 Issue 16, p55
Reports that the amendment to the US Senate's telecommunications reform bill will put cable operators in the watchdog position. Prohibition of obscenity, indecency and nudity; Skepticism about the amendment; Opposition to the amendment.
- Cable's take on S.652: Good news, but... Brown, Rich // Broadcasting & Cable;6/26/95, Vol. 125 Issue 26, p38
Reports on the impact of telecommunications reform to the cable industry. Increase in competition for cable operators; Overall positive attitude from industry; Support from Time Warner; Comcast Corp.; National Cable Television Association president Decker Anstrom.
- Number please. // Broadcasting & Cable;4/5/93, Vol. 123 Issue 14, p32
Reports that the Educational Foundation of NATPE International has slated a `tele-workshop' satellite conference on April 12, 1993 to discuss the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) pending implementation of the Cable Reregulation Act of 1992. The interactive element of the teleconference;...
- Cable faces life with must carry. Flint, Joe // Broadcasting & Cable;4/19/93, Vol. 123 Issue 16, p66
Summarizes the series of court appeals and decisions which decided on making cable systems carry local broadcast signals. Provisions of must carry rules; Cable programers' arguments; Supreme Court as the final step; Judge Stephen Williams' opinion.
- Lynch mentality. // Broadcasting & Cable;5/10/93, Vol. 123 Issue 19, p66
Editorial. Criticizes cable television rates imposed by the Federal Communications Commission. Reactions by Wall Street; Rates imposition as punishment; Unfairness of the rates.
- A fear of commitment: The Supreme Court's refusal to pronounce a first amendment standard for... Israelashvili, Diana // St. John's Law Review;Winter97, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p173
Opinion. Focuses on the laws governing cable televisions in the United States. Contents of the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of 1992; Power of cable operators to restrict the content of some programs; Requirement for the determination of the appropriate standard of...