ACA Fights to Retain News Corp. Limits
- At Deadline. // MediaWeek;12/8/2003, Vol. 13 Issue 45, p3
Presents updates on the mass media industry in the U.S. as of December 2003. Launch of the first network of Crystal Media Network; Recommendation of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to approve the takeover of DirectTV by News Corp. ; Resignation of David Ferm from Primedia.
- No thwarting the master of appeals. Boliek, Brooks // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;4/25/2008, Vol. 404 Issue 28, p1
The article discusses media ownership regulations with reference to media baron Rupert Murdoch's bid to purchase the newspaper "Newsday," in addition to the media properties he already owns including News Corp. It is stated that the FCC doesn't have the power to review Murdoch's bid to purchase...
- Org makes a plea to D.C. McClintock, Pamela // Daily Variety;6/11/2002, Vol. 276 Issue 7, p1
Focuses on the plea made by the Caucus for Television Producers, Writers and Directors on federal regulators concerning media consolidation in Washington, D.C. Rules demanded by the caucus to the Federal Communications Commission; Media companies to be affected by the rules; Considerations made...
- NRA fires at dereg plans. Crabtree, Susan // Daily Variety;5/15/2003, Vol. 279 Issue 28, p1
Reports on the National Rifle Association's opposition to the plans of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to expand the reach of media companies. Media companies' control of mass communications; Protection of the right to free speech; Restrictions on media ownership.
- TOWERS OF TROUBLE FOR HAWAIIAN BIRDS. // National Wildlife (World Edition);Oct/Nov2005, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p53
The article reports on the negligence of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) towards protecting native Hawaiian birds from fatal collisions with communication towers on Kauai and the Big Island of Hawaii in Hawaii. The Endangered Species Act requires the FCC to consult with the U.S....
- In the Courts:. // CableFAX Daily;9/27/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 187, p2
The article reports on the decision of the Center for Public Integrity to file a lawsuit against the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. The Center for Public Integrity claimed that the FCC failed to give it an electronic copy of...
- DTV Tuner Rules Go to Court. Geraghty, Jim // Multichannel News;9/22/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 38, p30
Reports on a lawsuit filed by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) against the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) before the U.S. Court of Appeals over the FCC policy on digital TV (DTV) transition. Legal argument of CEA against the FCC; Issues on DTV asked by the court judges.
- NEWS Briefs. // Television Week;10/20/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 42, p6
Presents updates on television broadcasting in the U.S. as of October 2003. Details of the affiliation agreement documents sought by the Federal Communications Commission from News Corp; Possible sale of the Food Network stakes of Tribune Co. to E.W. Scripps; Plan of Showtime to create a film...
- MCCAIN SEZ 'FIX IS IN' Solon to fight GOP deal on media ownership. Crabtree, Susan // Daily Variety;1/21/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 17, p4
Focuses on the efforts of Congress to roll back a key part of the new media ownership rules of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission. Reaction of senator John McCain to a deal cut by the White House and Republican leaders that will prevent Viacom Inc./CBS and News Corp./Fox from being...