Topic: Minority Media and Telecommunications Council

FCC to Vote to Ease Limits on Foreign Ownership Relaxing the rule could give minority owners new sources for capital

The Federal Communications Commission is set to raise the 25 percent investment limit on foreign investment in U.S. radio and TV stations. Acting chairwoman Mignon Clyburn put the item on…

October 25, 2013, 9:34 AM EDT

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

Another Delay in FCC Media Ownership Rules Proceeding Regs on hold pending impact study on minority ownership

Here's a shocker: The Federal Communications Commission's proceeding on media ownership rules is now officially on hold pending an impact study on how cross-ownership affects minority ownership. It could be…

February 26, 2013, 5:56 PM EST