Two FCC Updates...

Posted by Mitchell - July 11, 2004 (entry 208)

One: Quoting from an email I received -- "The FCC has released its Notice of Inquiry on Localism. The FCC is interested in information regarding the relationship between broadcasters and their communities, political broadcasting, underserved audiences, reporting of emergency situations, Payola, sponsorship identification,national playlists, and license renewals. These are all very important subjects that the public now has an opportunity to weigh in on. I urge you and your organizations to look over the Notice and comment on any areas about which you have concerns."

Be sure to also check out the public statements from FCC Commissioners Powell, Copps, Martin, and Adelstein.

Two: Slashdot has reported that Michael Powell now has his own blog. The blog happens to include a rare feature where the owner of the blog ignores every comment posted.

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