NPR logo

Appeals Court Balks at Media Ownership Change

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1976088/1976089" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Appeals Court Balks at Media Ownership Change

Business

Appeals Court Balks at Media Ownership Change

Appeals Court Balks at Media Ownership Change

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1976088/1976089" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

A ruling by a federal appeals court in Philadelphia thwarts the media ownership deregulation package passed by the Federal Communications Commission in June 2003. The FCC had loosened rules governing the number of television and radio stations a single company could own in the same market. Hear NPR's Robert Siegel and NPR's Jim Zarroli.