HOME > NEWSROOM > MEDIA SOURCE > Television > TV Stations Sue FCC Over Collusion Rules

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.

Read more at: http://www.nationaljournal.com/tech/tv-stations-sue-fcc-over-collusion-rules-20140512



Get the Media Source Newsletter on your smartphone or tablet now!

iphone
Android

 


Latest News

No more subpoenaed sermons: TX lawmakers approve protection for pastors

The pastor protection bill that passed the House and Senate, and will become law with the governor's signature, comes after pastors in Houston were targeted...

Posted

FCC Proposes 2015 Regulatory Fees

The FCC has released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Report and Order, and Order (really, that’s the title of it) (“NPRM/R&O”) proposing...

Posted

Court Rejects Notre Dame's HHS Mandate Challenge

A federal court of appeals has rejected the University of Notre Dame's request to be exempt from the Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate.

Posted

Bobby Jindal Under Fire for Religious Freedom Order

Critics are blasting Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal for his executive order protecting individuals and businesses that have a religious objection to participating in a same-sex marriage ceremony.

Posted

More News


Headlines