House Commerce Committee Chairman Rep. Billy Tauzin, R-La., wants the FCC to complete its biennial review of broadcast ownership rules by spring, the timetable FCC Chairman Michael Powell has already set forth. In a letter to Powell, Tauzin praised the commission’s effort to develop a comprehensive record n the issue. If the agency cannot complete its goal by the intended deadline, Tauzin said he would “appreciate a detailed explanation of the circumstances and obstacles” involved.
iHeart Says Lifting FM Subcaps Could Devastate AM Band
It thinks NAB proposal to substantially deregulate FM would be harmful
Latest Data Confirms Underrepresentation, Rosenworcel Says
FCC releases latest ownership data by gender, race and ethnicity.
Former FCC Chairs Give Support to Diversity Certificate
“The greatest barrier to diversity is access to capital”
Give Us Subcap Relief, Broadcasters Again Tell FCC
In some markets, one owner could own all the stations
Broadcast Associations Call on Congress to Reinstate Tax Credit
Congress considering two new pieces of legislation designed to boost diversity in broadcast station ownership