- Time Doesn't Fly When It Comes to Merger Approvals. Eggerton, John // Multichannel News;7/27/2015, Vol. 36 Issue 26, p32
The article reports that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's informal, 180-day shot clock on vetting media mergers employs a flexible approach to keeping time in case of mergers such as the merger of telecommunication firm AT&T and satellite television network DirecTV.
- FCC mulls relaxing ownership rules. Johnson, Ted // Daily Variety;11/19/2012, Vol. 317 Issue 36, p6
The article reports on the proposal made by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that aims to relax media ownership rules including the elimination of outdated prohibitions on newspaper-radio and television (TV)-radio cross ownership.
- Irony Dept.: FCC Details Why Merger Was Wrong - After AT&T Pulls Deal. // Multichannel News;12/5/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 45, p8
The article focuses on the reasons why the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) why AT&T should be banned from purchasing its rival wireless provider T-Mobile International AG, wherein the agency argues that the purchase would reduce competition.
- Nashville Musicians School FCC on Localism. // International Musician;Jan2007, Vol. 105 Issue 1, p3
The article reports on the hearing regarding the opposition by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to media consolidation in the U.S. According to the FCC chairman Kevin J. Martin and commissioners Deborah Taylor Tate, Jonathan Adelstein and Michael Copps, more consolidations could...
- Sony: Consolidation leads to 'bland' TV. McClintock, Pamela // Daily Variety;2/3/2003, Vol. 278 Issue 23, p4
Focuses on the fight of Sony Pictures Television and MediaCom Corp. on media consolidation in the U.S. Invitation for comments about the review of ownership rules governing television programs by the Federal Communications Commission; Members of the Coalition for Program Diversity; Audience...
- No more Mr. Niceguy. // Electronic Media;09/27/99, Vol. 18 Issue 39, p9
Editorial. Focuses on the stand of United States Federal Communications Commission chairman Billy Kennard on mergers in the mass media industry in the US.
- Who Cares About Ownership Rules? Eggerton, John // Broadcasting & Cable;3/12/2007, Vol. 137 Issue 11, p10
The article examines whether Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules governing ownership of multiple media properties have become irrelevant. The trend for media companies to sell rather than accumulate television and radio stations is noted. Critics say the debate reflects the time lag...
- Point: Media Consolidation is not a Problem in the U.S. Lee, M.; Grant, Richard A. // Points of View: Media Consolidation;3/1/2016, p2
The article presents an argument in support of the efforts of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to deregulate media consolidation in the country. It notes that media consolidation does not remove the diversity of information and ideas, but is rather beneficial to consumers. A historical...
- What 'Net Neutrality' Could Mean for Banks. Adler, Joe // American Banker;2/26/2015, Vol. 180 Issue 30, p11
The article discusses the proposed plan of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to regulate the service operations of mobile and online providers and promote net neutrality. Topics include a description of the proposed federal plan, the changes to be made with the implementation of...