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Communications Cross-ownership Act of 1980

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce

Communications Cross-ownership Act of 1980

report together with dissenting, minority, and additional views (to accompany H.R. 6228) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Federal Communications Commission,
  • Mass media -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Corporate divestiture -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / House of Representatives -- no. 96-1352
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43 p. ;
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14213574M

    Each year, the FCC receives thousands of complaints regarding obscene, indecent, or profane programming. The Commission has long held the view that the public interest is served by the twin goals of promoting competition and diversity of voices. Circuit has explained: "The Commission's necessarily wide latitude to make policy based upon predictive judgments deriving from its general expertise implies a correlative duty to evaluate its policies over time. Although defamation encompasses both categories, they are separate concepts. In many markets, duopolies or even triopolies could strengthen the overall state of broadcasting and allow stations to concentrate more resources on bringing more and higher quality local content to their viewers.

    Also, in its most recent statement regarding spectrum scarcity, the Supreme Court noted the "scarcity of available frequencies [for the broadcast medium] at its inception," Reno v. Those who are interested must become skilled at navigating the complex set of procedures to offer citizens accurate information. This is of particular importance for news media. Move Toward Deregulation Media deregulation actually began during the s as the FCC shifted its approach to radio and television regulation. Using information gathered from the media website, do you think there was equal coverage of candidates during the recent election?

    How will that change the Boston media scene? This system works within the statutory control in place, and to ensure compliance, the Supervisory Committee can refer non-compliance cases to AGCOM, the statutory regulator. Eighty percent of the time, Google complied with the requests for data removal. The convergence produced by digital technologies has made broadcasting, telecommunications and the internet come closer because it has become possible for any given medium to deliver any type of content. The current Globe owner, John Henry, has long been interested in television.


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What do we need to know in order to complete this difficult task? And this can and should be done thoughtfully, consistent with the fundamental propositions of localism, diversity, and competition.

It was argued that a culturally diverse society like Kenya does not have a universal value of what is good or abhorrent, and the discretion of the editor, guided by professional ethics and the existing laws on public nuisance and morality, would be adequate.

Each licensee was required to return one of their two channels following the end of the digital television transition.

FCC Modernizes Broadcast Ownership Rules

The DMCA also protects institutes of higher education, including distance-learning programs, from certain copyright liabilities.

Considering that this law is essentially about the fundamental freedom of expression and opinion, many feel the extreme measures are unwarranted and unjust. Joe Kennedy and Krock succeeded. Eddie Barkerwho was KRLD-TV's news director at the time and had been with the station since it signed on fourteen years earlier Communications Cross-ownership Act of 1980 book one of the Communications Cross-ownership Act of 1980 book members of its news department staff, was the first person to announce Kennedy's death on television, relaying a message from an official at Parkland Hospital that Kennedy had succumbed from the gunshot wound as doctors conducted emergency surgery.

Expect more newsroom layoffs and less quality news coming soon to a city near you. This section explores several areas of media law: privacy, libel and slander, copyright and intellectual property, freedom of information, and equal time and coverage.

Exercises Visit the website of a major media outlet and examine the coverage of a recent local, state, or national election. The Act also mandated that the FCC would act in the interest of the "public convenience, interest, or necessity.

The act provides access to the public records of the executive branch of the U. By a four-to-two Communications Cross-ownership Act of 1980 book, the FCC granted the license to Choate; siding with the majority were two commissioners with close ties to Kennedy.

As a reminder, this is not optional. Even now, though, the Boston television market is widely considered to be smarter than is the case in most areas of the country, a situation that can be attributed in part to the legacy of Channel 5. Last year, I outlined some basic principles to guide our review and reform effort.

Court of Appeals denied the emergency stay motion in a one-page memorandum on June 15,however, the merits of restoring the discount is still subject to a court appeal proceeding scheduled to occur at a later date.

FTC comparisons with other analgesics. The view was that the public would benefit from a diverse array of owners because it would lead to a diverse array of program and service viewpoints. When he put forth his ideas for the modified rule last month, FCC Chairman Kevin Martin said that the idea was to "preserve the viability" of newspapers at a time when advertising and circulation revenues are declining steadily and their stocks have fallen out of favor.

The FCC imposed no fine, but required Comcast to end such blocking in Legislators feared that broadcasters and stations would be able to manipulate elections by giving one candidate ample air time.This is part of the challenge faced by CCK today when it deals with issues of cross-ownership.

Because the Communications Act of largely addressed broadcasting issues, it was seen as responding to the needs of traditional broadcast media rather than those.

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