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Legal Challenge to the FCC's Media Ownership Rules [electronic resource] : An Overview of Prometheus Radio v. FCC.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2008.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (15 p., digital, PDF file)
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Subjects:
Judge-made law.
Radio.
Television.
Summary:
Examines issues surrounding June 24, 2004 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in the case of Prometheus Radio v. FCC to remand certain FCC media ownership regulations to the agency for further consideration. Discusses 2002 FCC biennial review, during which the commission adopted the new regulations regarding cross-ownership of broadcast and print media, local TV and radio ownership, and national TV ownership. Reviews circuit court decision in Prometheus Radio v. FCC, reviews judicial actions since Prometheus, and covers 2007 broadcast ownership rules and Congressional response.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Dec. 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Legal Challenge to the FCC's Media Ownership Rules
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Restricted for use by site license.