The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to block new media ownership regulations recently adopted by the Federal Communications Commission that would ease the limits on how many television stations media companies may own.
A House committee on Wednesday voted to roll back a key part of new media ownership regulations adopted by the Federal Communications Commission last month.
The Federal Communications Commission late Wednesday published its final report on the revised media ownership rules, even as lawmakers and consumer rights groups announced various plans aimed at making sure the new rules never take effect.
The Senate Commerce Committee continued to debate media ownership regulations Thursday, as the Federal Communications Commission prepared to vote on a massive overhaul of the rules early next month.
Senators on Tuesday urged the Federal Communications Commission to use caution as the agency prepared for a final vote on June 2 on whether to ease media ownership regulations.
The Federal Communications Commission kicked off its monthly open meeting with a call to overhaul the decades-old limit on media cross-ownership, which could lead to dramatic changes for newspapers and radio and television stations.
The Federal Communications Commission voted today to relax a restriction that barred a company from owning more than one broadcast network.
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