FCC's Ownership Rules Need Reality Check: Experts

Law360, New York (May 26, 2010, 7:30 PM EDT) -- As many traditional media outlets struggle to stay afloat, the Federal Communications Commission's latest review of broadcast ownership rules might finally catch up with the realities of today's market, encouraging diversity without limiting ownership, experts say.

Combine the dramatic changes in the newspaper and broadcasting industries in recent years with a more creative, farsighted FCC, and conditions could be ripe for what one attorney called a third way — neither draconian rules that ignore the rapid-fire growth of online media, nor rules that allow for a...
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