Broadcaster's Guide To Washington Issues
January 30, 2017
Elections have consequences, and those consequences will play out at numerous federal agencies this month, including the FCC. We’d expect a more deregulatory approach from the incoming administration, including potential reconsideration of media ownership restrictions, EEO policies, and many other regulations affecting broadcasters. With the elevation of Commissioner Pai to Chairman, based on his past statements, this deregulatory nature of the Commission seems all but assured.
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