Pai: Keeping Crossownership Ban Was 'Profound Mistake'

October 13, 2016

In a speech to the Kansas Association of Broadcasters Monday, FCC commissioner Ajit Pai called the FCC majority's decision to retain the newspaper-broadcast crossownerhip rules a "profound mistake." Pai said the decision made no sense given that broadcasters are well situated to partner with newspapers and multiplatform is the best way to make investment in news profitable.

 Read more at: http://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/washington/pai-keeping-crossownership-ban-was-profound-mistake/160264



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

iphone
Android

 


Latest News

FCC Ends TV Station Minor Modification Freeze

The long winter for TV station minor modifications is coming to an end, as the FCC has announced..

Posted

FCC reaffirms order rolling back net neutrality regulations

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted along party lines Tuesday to reaffirm its order...

Posted

Theologian: More than scripture, pluralism infecting evangelical thought

Ligonier Ministries recently partnered with LifeWay Research to conduct their biennial State of Theology survey.

Posted

Big Tech’s Big Bias: Religious Conservatives Face ‘Scary Pattern’ of Censorship

Troy Miller, president of National Religious Broadcasters, says the result is a “scary pattern” of public discourse...

Posted

More News

NEWSROOM

Headlines