TV Stations Sue FCC Over Collusion Rules

May 12, 2014

Television broadcasters are suing to block the Federal Communications Commission's attempt to crack down on media consolidation.

The lawsuit by the National Association of Broadcasters claims that the agency's new rules are "arbitrary and capricious" and an abuse of power. The suit, filed with the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, also claims that the FCC failed to follow proper rule-making procedure.

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