Federal Communications Commission

FCC Looks at Local Ownership Rule

By Keenan Adamchak The author is an attorney with Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, on whose blog this article originally appeared. On Dec. 12, 2018, the Federal Communications Commission issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking commencing the 2018 Quadrennial Review of the commission’s media ownership rules. The FCC is …

⟳ continue…

From:: TV Technology

FCC Welcomes Geoffrey Starks as Newest Commissioner

By Susan Ashworth WASHINGTON–It was perhaps the shortest Open Meeting held by the Federal Communications Commission to date when the FCC convened on Wednesday Jan 30 to welcome its employees back after the government shut down and to formally welcome new FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks. Starks is a Democratic …

⟳ continue…

From:: TV Technology

Blue Alert Codes Can Now Be Used, Though Use is Voluntary

By Susan Ashworth WASHINGTON–This is the first full week that alert originators can begin to issue the new Blue Alert event code. In January 2018, the Federal Communications Commission amended its rules regarding EAS and WEA emergency alert codes and voted to add a new code — known by its moniker B L ⟳ continue…

From:: TV Technology