FCC Regulators Vote to Ease a Limit on TV Station Ownership

April 20, 2017

The Federal Communications Commission, on a 2-1 Republican-led vote on Thursday, restored the practice of counting just part of some stations’ audience. Shrinking the audience allows more room to buy stations before a company reaches the limit of serving 39 percent of the national TV viewership. The agency also said it may consider raising that limit.

Read more at: https://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2017-04-20/barrier-to-tv-mergers-lowered-as-fcc-changes-audience-count-rule


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