Topic: Cross ownership

FCC Puts Cross-Ownership Study Up for Comment Study key to agency's rules proceeding

Acting Federal Communications Commission chairwoman Mignon Clyburn may be keeping the seat warm for nominee Tom Wheeler, but she isn't sitting on her hands. Over the weekend, Clyburn put a…

June 9, 2013, 5:43 PM EDT

Study: Cross-Ownership of Media Doesn't Impact Minorities Critics cry foul over this next step in the FCC's process of reviewing rules

One of the biggest arguments against liberalizing the cross-ownership of media properties in a local market—that it would limit minority and female ownership—was shot down in a study conducted as…

May 30, 2013, 3:55 PM EDT

FCC Order Clears Tribune's Exit From Bankruptcy Cross-ownership waivers granted in five markets

Tribune's exit from a long and arduous bankruptcy is almost over after clearing the final regulatory hurdle at the Federal Communications Commission. The regulator on Friday afternoon approved the media company's…

November 16, 2012, 4:56 PM EST

Is the FCC About to Take the First Step in Lifting Cross-Ownership Ban? Draft would allow newspaper-radio combos

If the Federal Communications Commission votes in favor of chairman Julius Genachowski's proposed order on the media ownership rules, it will represent a significant step toward complete deregulation. In the order…

November 15, 2012, 2:10 PM EST

Broadcasters, Newspapers Call Media Ownership Rules Outdated First round of comments filed with the FCC

The media landscape may have changed dramatically, but opinions about the Federal Communications Commission's rules governing media ownership haven't. In more than 25,000 comments received by the FCC by Monday, broadcast…

March 6, 2012, 11:21 AM EST

FCC Pushes Out Media Ownership Rules Proposal codifies newspaper-TV combos held by Tribune and News Corp.

Once again, the Federal Communications Commission decided to move forward a major regulatory rule just before the holidays. Last year at this time, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski annoyed GOP lawmakers…

December 22, 2011, 5:39 PM EST