TITLE

FCC Probe Unlikely to 'Amount to Much'

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Multichannel News;6/9/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 23, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the possibility that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) probe will uncover the wrongdoings of Republican Party chairman Kevin Martin in the U.S. According to Representative John Shimkus of Illinois, the move will help the citizens to understand the functions of the FCC. Moreover, Shimkus was uncertain whether the subcommittee would conduct a hearing with FCC witnesses.
ACCESSION #
32616300

 

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