FCC Overturns 32-Year-Old 'Cross-Ownership' Ban On Tuesday the Federal Communications Commission voted to allow broadcasters in the nation's 20 largest media markets to also own newspapers. FCC Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein talks about the controversial decision.
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FCC Overturns 32-Year-Old 'Cross-Ownership' Ban

FCC Overturns 32-Year-Old 'Cross-Ownership' Ban

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On Tuesday the Federal Communications Commission voted to allow broadcasters in the nation's 20 largest media markets to also own newspapers. FCC Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein talks about the controversial decision.