McDowell: FCC to Dismiss Indecency Complaints
- Kids Promos To Count as Ads. // Broadcasting & Cable;11/29/2004, Vol. 134 Issue 48, p10
Presents information on rules approved by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding TV programs for children. Decision by the FCC to count show promotions aired during children's show as advertisements; Move by the FCC to require TV stations to carry three hours of core...
- Many choices, but 4 and 7 rule the dial locally. Raphael, Steve // Crain's Detroit Business;1/1/96, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p12
Reflects on when Newton Minnow, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission called television programming `the vast wasteland'. Observation on today's program choices; Comment about WDIV-Channel 4 and WXYZ Channel 7.
- FCC checking public files for kids content. McConnell, Chris // Broadcasting & Cable;9/25/95, Vol. 125 Issue 39, p17
Reports on the random inspections of TV stations made by the field offices of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) at the request of FCC Chairman Reed Hundt to collect data on children's television for the year 1994. Worries of the broadcasters on the inspection; Information collected by...
- TV license renewal '96. Jessell, Harry A.; Sandin, Jessica // Broadcasting & Cable;6/17/96, Vol. 126 Issue 26, p10
Reports on the application of television stations for license renewals from the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Claims of the stations on their children's television programming; FCC's plans to establish a standard for children's television.
- The Big Squeeze. // Saturday Evening Post;11/11/1961, Vol. 234 Issue 45, p62
Focuses on the plans of Newton N. Minow, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, for television stations in the U.S. Performances of television stations; Revisions in licenses given to broadcasters; Regulation of television programs.
- COMMUNITY ANTENNA TELEVISION SYSTEMS AND LOCAL TELEVISION STATION AUDIENCE. Fisher, Franklin M.; Ferrall Jr., Victor E.; Belsley, David; Mitchell, Bridger M. // Quarterly Journal of Economics;May66, Vol. 80 Issue 2, p227
This article examines the effects of community antenna television (CATV) system on local television stations' audience and revenue in the U.S. The regulation of community antenna television systems in their competition with local televisions is a matter of continuing concern for Federal...
- Constructing Television Communities: The FCC, Signals, and Cities, 1948-1957. Armstrong, John S. // Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media;Mar2007, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p129
This study analyzes the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) efforts to define the television "community" as it formulated a national television system. The first opportunity came with the Sixth Report and Order, when the FCC made no provision for tailoring signal contours to existing...
- Do it for the children. // Broadcast Engineering;Oct2004, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p10
Editorial. Comments on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) imposition of regulations on television networks for broadcasting children's programming on digital channels. Criticism against bureaucrats without broadcasting experience who impose rules on broadcast professionals; Need...
- Air Time. // Governing;Jan2004, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p15
Presents the results of a programming survey of local television stations in U.S. cities where the Federal Communications Commission is holding hearings on local public-interest obligations of broadcasters. Percentage of paid programming; Level of programming of national news; Percentage of...