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FCC Limits Retrans and JSAs
Coverage by Variety & B&C
—The Federal Communications Commission has limited the ability of TV stations to conduct joint retransmission negotiations, according to Variety
. An Order passing 5-0 prohibits the top four TV stations in a given market to do joint retrans.
In related news B&C
’s John Eggerton reported that the commission intended to put a 90-day shot clock on waivers related to joint service agreements. His coverage is here