Broadcasters Challenge Constitutionality of Carriage Mandates

June 22, 2020

Broadcasters are pushing back on cable arguments that leased-access rules represent an infringement on cable's First Amendment rights, and for good reason. If broadcasters want to preserve their cable carriage mandate, which they definitely do in a world where most broadcast viewing is over cable and satellite retransmissions — the cord-cutting trend notwithstanding — they want to nip the First Amendment challenge to that other carriage mandate in the bud.

Read more at: https://www.nexttv.com/news/broadcasters-challenge-constitutionality-of-carriage-mandates



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