House probes FCC crackdown on broadcasters

June 9, 2014

A House panel this week will take up the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) contested proposal to limit the media ownership deals of broadcasters.
Members of an Energy and Commerce subpanel on Wednesday will discuss “the media ownership landscape as it continues to evolve in the digital age,” including a recent vote by the FCC to crack down on collusion between broadcasters, which industry representatives say will hurt small stations.

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