Topic: TV duopoly

Public Interest Groups, Cable Companies Oppose Gannett-Belo Merger

File separate petitions to FCC aiming to limit new TV super unit

Gannett's $2.2 billion deal to buy Belo to become a 43 TV station super group is opening up some old-media consolidation wounds in Washington. Several public interest groups representing newspaper and…

FCC's Genachowski Circulates Media Ownership Order

Details of proposal unclear, but likely to resemble 2007 rules

There was no doubt that the Federal Communications Commission would wait until after the election to deal with the always controversial review of media ownership rules that have been in…

Broadcasters, Newspapers Call Media Ownership Rules Outdated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…

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…