All Posts: localism

1:19pm EST...Commisson votes to relax cross ownership rules..vote 3-2 Republicans saying yes...Democrats no....



Outbursts from the audience demanding less consolidation...Chairman Martin took a five minute break...

Each of the five commissioners are giving lengthy statements on why or why not the FCC should relax rules on ownership of newspapers, ...
The cross ownership rules are at the forefront of the December 18th FCC meeting..but there are some other issues...The Commission has been conducting "localism" meetings all over the U.S. for several years now...What they have heard for the most part is the public is not happy with the lack of local radio programming...Now comes the possibility that the Commission is going to get involved with requiring local stations to have a percentage of the...