Thursday, April 24, 2008

Media Ownership

Senate Committee Votes to Throw Out FCC Rules
The Senate Commerce Committee passed a "resolution of disapproval" that would veto the FCC's latest attempt to dismantle longstanding media ownership limits.
Free Press

Senate Panel Rejects New Media Ownership Rule
A Senate committee voted to nullify a recently approved FCC rule that allows media companies to own a newspaper and a television station in the same market.
John Dunbar, Associated Press

Senate Commerce Committee Passes Resolution to Block FCC Rule Change
The Senate Commerce Committee approved without debate a resolution sponsored by Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) to invalidate the FCC's decision to loosen the newspaper-broadcast cross-ownership rules.
John Eggerton, Broadcasting & Cable

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