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Another Media Regulation Modernization Proposal - Abandon the Form 397 EEO Mid-Term Report (Though Maintain the EEO Performance Review)
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2018

At its meeting yesterday, the FCC adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking suggesting the abolition of the EEO Mid-Term Report, FCC Form 397. That form


FCC Extends Comment Dates on National Caps on TV Ownership
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2018

The FCC in December issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, looking at changes in the national television ownership caps. We summarized the issues


Differing Perspectives on Deregulation - Looking at Comments on FCC’s Proposal to Modify Rules on Public Notice of Broadcast Applications
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2018

While some might think that the business of deregulation is easy, that usually is not the case, as comments on the FCC’s proposals to modify the


Comment Dates Set on Unresolved Issues for Next Generation TV ATSC 3.0 Transition - Comments Due By February 20
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2018

When the FCC adopted its Report and Order authorizing the "next generation TV" standard ATSC 3.0, it did not resolve all issues, instead leaving a


What is a Cable System - The Copyright Office Wants to Know
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2017

Early this month, the Copyright Office released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking dealing with two separate but related issues. First, it asks for


December FCC Meeting to be an Important One for Broadcasters and Other Media Companies
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2017

Last week, just before Thanksgiving, the FCC released the tentative agenda for its December meeting. From that agenda, it appears that the meeting


Two More Paperwork Burdens Proposed for Relaxation Under FCC’s Modernization of Media Regulation Initiative - TV Ancillary and Supplementary Revenue Reports and Public Notice Requirements
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • October 6 2017

In addition to the elimination of the main studio rule (about which we wrote here), another media item is proposed for consideration at the FCC’s


Update: FCC Adopted Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Eliminate the Requirement that Licensees Maintain Paper Copy of the Rules
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2017

At its meeting yesterday, as promised, the FCC adopted a notice of proposed rulemaking to eliminate the rule that certain classes of FCC licensees


More on Media Deregulation - Chairman Pai Speaks to NAB Radio Show and Promises to Propose the Repeal of a Rule Each Month
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2017

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai spoke on Wednesday at the opening lunch at the NAB Radio Show in Austin, promising more moves to bring media regulation in line


FCC Asks for Formal Comments on Next-Generation of Television, and Approves Greater Use of FM Translators By AM Stations
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2017

At its meeting yesterday, the FCC took two big actions affecting broadcasters. First, it approved a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking looking to adopt a