Must-Carry Question Still Open

Hearn, Ted
September 2007
Multichannel News;9/10/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 36, p24
The article presents information on a survey to find out how many television channel (TV) stations follow the must carry rules of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The U.S. has 1,756 full-power television (TV) stations eligible for the must-carry rules. Kristopher Jones, the director of media relations in NAB states the negotiations between broadcast-TV stations and cable operators are confidential and so the total number of TV stations that rely on the FCC rules in unknown.


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