ERIC Number: ED082482
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Sep-29
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The Public and Broadcasting; A Procedure Manual.
Federal Register, v37 n190 Part III Sep 29, 1972
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) outlines in this pamphlet the respective roles of the broadcast station, the FCC, and the concerned citizen in the establishment and preservation of quality broadcasting services. Procedures available to the citizen are described and practical advice concerning their use is offered in the hope that it will encourage effective and helpful community participation in broadcasting. Detailed information is provided regarding: 1) the initiation of proceedings, including sections dealing with complaints, political broadcasting, the fairness doctrine, personal attacks, and political editorials; 2) participation in application proceedings, informal objections thereto, and petitions to deny applications; 3) participation in hearings; 4) rule making, including petitions for making rules both with and without prior public notice and procedure; and 5) petitions for waivers of a rule. (Author)
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Authoring Institution: Federal Communications Bar Association, Washington, DC.