Dems Want FCC To Go Slow On Ownership Reform

Law360, New York (November 16, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Senior Democrats want Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin to take his foot off the gas when it comes to his push to change a 32-year-old ban on media cross-ownership.

Representative John Dingell (D-Mich.) and Representative Ed Markey (D-Mass.) both expressed doubts Thursday that the proposal would have enough time to be thoroughly vetted before it comes to a commission vote.

“Amending media ownership regulations, including a rule that has been on the books for more than three decades, is a grave matter that deserves the...
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