November 26, 2013
Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) is urging the Federal Communications Commission to take a hard look at the business deals between TV stations.
FCC rules limit the number of stations a single company can own in a local market.
In a letter to the FCC Monday, Rockefeller expressed concern that TV stations are using "shared services agreements" to sidestep the FCC's rules. The agreements allow a company to control many of the operations of a station without technically assuming full ownership.Read more at: http://thehill.com/blogs/hillicon-valley/191433-rockefeller-concerned-by-tv-consolidation
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