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FCC to Probe Payola in Music Radio

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FCC to Probe Payola in Music Radio

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FCC to Probe Payola in Music Radio

FCC to Probe Payola in Music Radio

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FCC Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein says he will launch an investigation into allegations that record companies are paying radio stations to get music on the air. The practice has been common for decades, even though it was outlawed following a congressional probe in the 1960s. Hear NPR's Rick Karr.

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