TITLE

MARTIN: LIFT NEWSPAPER BAN

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Multichannel News;11/26/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 47, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the proposal by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Kevin Martin to allow the largest newspaper to buy a local television station in the U.S. Requirements, accordingly, provide that the transaction occurs in a top 20 markets; the station is not among the top four in terms of ratings; and that, at least eight independent major media voices remain in the market. These media-ownership rules, however, were opposed by Democrats Michael Copps and Jonathan Adelstein.
ACCESSION #
29973074

 

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