TITLE

FCC's Martin Still 'Quiet' on Vote

AUTHOR(S)
Hearns, Ted
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Multichannel News;10/6/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 39, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the refusal of Kevin Martin, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding the cable industry's retransmission-consent quiet period in the U.S. According to the article, despite his silence, his officemate stated that he will be favorable for a longer quiet period for the industry. In addition, it states that the condition is defined as a herring for people in the industry who prefer not to negotiate in good faith and make early deals.
ACCESSION #
34766807

 

Related Articles

  • Reps Challenge Martin's Take on Digital Must-Carry. Shields, Todd // MediaWeek;6/12/2006, Vol. 16 Issue 24, p4 

    The article reports on the warning given by several lawmakers to U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin not to grant broadcasters space on cable systems for more than one digital TV channel. The lawmakers said consumer demand should decide what gets carried on cable systems...

  • Cable: No LPTV Must-Carry. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;8/4/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 30, p27 

    The article reports that cable operators are rejecting U.S. Federal Communications Commission chairman Kevin Martin's proposal that would allow local TV stations to demand cable carriage for the first time. Martin has endorsed rules that would require cable operators to distribute Class A...

  • NO FALLING BACK. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;4/14/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 15, p22 

    The article focuses on U.S. Federal Communications Commission chairman Kevin Martin's determination to pressure the cable industry to adopt his proposed a la carte business model. His proposal emphasizes cable operators' right to eject from expanded basic any cable network that demanded a...

  • DID MARTIN FLUNK 70%TEST? HEARN, TED // Multichannel News;11/19/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 46, p30 

    The article focuses on the view by U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Kevin Martin that the cable industry's penetration of the television market has crossed 70% of households that can subscribe to cable systems offering over 36 channels of programming. According to the...

  • What a mess!  // CED;Sep2007, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p50 

    The article discusses the impact of the a la carte channel selection proposal of Kevin Martin, chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), on the business operations of cable television companies in the U.S. While the chairman believes that the proposal is the best way to deal...

  • FCC Reviews Must-Carry, Media Ownership Rules. Shields, Todd // MediaWeek;6/19/2006, Vol. 16 Issue 25, p4 

    The article observes that U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Kevin Martin apparently is confident he has a majority to reverse agency policy and require cable operators to carry multiple digital programs from each local broadcaster. The issue is set for a vote at the monthly...

  • Martin Pushes 'Carte' on Hill. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;4/23/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 17, p8 

    The article reports that U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Kevin Martin is expected to support legislation forcing cable operators to allow consumers to purchase programming both on an a la carte basis and in packages consisting of just a few channels. In a House testimony,...

  • A Regulatory Play in Two Acts. Wallsten, Scott // Regulation;Winter2007, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p72 

    The article presents fictional conversations between cable company executives and chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) about a rule related to the cable industry. It notes that the said rule allows the FCC to strictly regulate the industry once cable penetration passes...

  • Schmooze.  // Broadcasting & Cable;11/1/2010, Vol. 140 Issue 41, p14 

    Photographs of the several participants in the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame event including Paul Karpowicz, Melissa Grego, and David Zaslav are presented.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics