Will Supreme Court Take Up Media Ownership Rules?

Media companies petition court to hear case

For decades, broadcast and newspaper companies have been in and out of court trying to convince a series of judges that the Federal Communications Commission's media ownership rules are hopelessly antiquated. Smarting from the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia's recent decision upholding and remanding the rules back to the FCC, broadcast and newspaper companies are taking another stab at it, asking the Supreme Court to step in.