Nonprofits Blast FCC For Reinstating UHF Broadcast Discount

Law360, New York (December 6, 2017, 10:00 PM EST) -- Free Press, Common Cause and other nonprofit organizations fired back against the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday in a D.C. Circuit appeal over an agency-issued discount that makes it easier for UHF broadcast owners to gain market share, calling the reinstatement of the discount arbitrary and capricious.

The nonprofit groups argued that an order issued in 2016 justified the repeal of the discount and rejected the FCC’s insistence that reinstatement was required on the ground that the earlier commission didn’t consider other reasons for keeping the...
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