Tag Archives: Minority ownership

FCC Commences Review of Media Ownership Rules

On December 12, 2018, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or the “Commission”) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) commencing the 2018 Quadrennial Review of the Commission’s media ownership rules.  The FCC is required under Section 202(h) of the Communications Act to review most of its broadcast ownership rules every four years to determine whether … Continue Reading

New Ownership Report Update: Comment Dates Are Set

The order overhauling the ownership reporting requirements for commercial broadcasters (and proposing a corresponding overhaul on the noncommercial side) has been published in the Federal Register. The new rules are NOT yet effective, but the FedReg publication does set deadlines for comments on the NCE proposals AND for comments on the Paperwork Reduction Act aspects of both the adopted and proposed rules.… Continue Reading

Ownership Report Update

We have been advised by a Media Bureau representative that biennial Ownership Reports currently due to be filed by June 1 and August 1 will still have to be filed on or before those dates. We are also told that the Commission is still considering whether to suspend the requirement for reports due to be filed by October 1.… Continue Reading