FCC Hits CN8 Over Video News Releases

Hearn, Ted
October 2007
Multichannel News;10/1/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 39, p46
The article reports on the Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) move to slap Comcast's CN8 with fines over Video News Releases (VNR). It discusses that FCC wants Comcast to pay $20,000 after initial agency investigations exposed that CN8 local- news channel violated a sponsorship identification rule five times last year. Comcast commented on the said probe stating that the FCC had no rights to regulate cable's use of VNR's.


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