Sources: Pai Teeing Up Media Ownership Order
Said to allow crossownership, could tweak duopoly test
August 11, 2017
WASHINGTON—Multiple sources are reporting that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is working on a media ownership order that, according to one industry source, would allow newspaper-broadcast and radio-TV crossownership. Additional parts of the order could remove the prohibition on owning two of the top four-rated stations in a market and “tweak” the eight-voices test for allowing duopolies.
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