TITLE

C-SPAN Backs Dish in Mandates Challenge

PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Multichannel News;11/21/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 44, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the support of C-SPAN to the efforts of Dish Network Corp. to urge the U.S. Supreme Court to overthrow the Congress' mandate on noncommercial stations. Dish Network Corp. has filed a petition for certiorari to review the decision of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn the mandate that Dish Network Corp. carry noncommercial television station in high-definition (HD) feeds. Moreover, C-SPAN has contended that the must-carry rules are an infringement on speech.
ACCESSION #
69826873

 

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