Third Circuit Once Again Sends Broadcast Ownership Rules Back to the FCC

September 1, 2019

Reprinted with permission from MLRC MediaLawLetter, September 2019

For the fourth time in 15 years, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has remanded the broadcast ownership rules back to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), finding that the FCC failed in its latest review of the rules to adequately address the impact of rule changes on minority and female ownership of broadcast stations. Prometheus Radio Project v. Federal Communications Commission. So how did we get here and what comes next? Read More

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