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Tepfer, C. S. – Educational Television, 1971
The FCC's recent cable television proposals relevant to educational television are quoted in full. (AK)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Educational Television, Federal Legislation
Avery, Robert K. – Public Telecommunications Review, 1977
The exemption of public broadcasters from certain FCC rules on multiple station ownership is discussed. (BD)
Descriptors: Educational Television, Federal Legislation, Public Television
Jennings, Ralph M. – 1972
In order to encourage more citizen action and public awareness in broadcasting, this guide enumerates the step-by-step procedures that citizens must take to deal with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The guide exhaustively reviews the policy areas where current FCC television and radio licenses are vulnerable to public scrutiny. It…
Descriptors: Administrative Agencies, Broadcast Television, Citizen Participation, Commercial Television
Synergetics, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1971
A docket search reviews selected educational telecommunications issues brought to the attention of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The docket search was part of an effort to develop a planning document for the establishment of a nationwide educational telecommunications system. Key policy-making proceedings were identified which dealt…
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Cable Television, Communications Satellites, Educational Technology
Nelson, Milo – Computers in Libraries, 1992
Discusses federal regulation of cable television. Topics addressed include Congressional legislation; Federal Communications Commission (FCC) guidelines; pricing; conflicts between broadcasters and the cable industry; the telephone industry's entrance into the cable market; and possible effects of regulatory changes on educational television. (LRW)
Descriptors: Cable Franchising, Cable Television, Educational Television, Federal Legislation
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC. – 1975
Arguments on the application of the Alabama Educational Television Commission (AETC) for license renewal of eight educational television stations were heard before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Individuals from Black Efforts for Soul on Television and the National Association of Black Media Producers opposed the renewals, claiming…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Audiences, Broadcast Television, Civil Rights Legislation
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. – 1989
For this document the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation reports favorably on the Children's Television Act of 1989 and recommends that it be passed. The aims of the legislation are to increase the amount of educational and informational television programming available to children and to protect children from…
Descriptors: Certification, Childrens Television, Commercial Television, Educational Television
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC. – 1974
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Report and Policy Statement on Children's Television Programs summarizes the findings of a series of hearings held in response to a petition of Action for Children's Television (ACT), urging that the FCC prohibit sponsorship and commercials in children's programing, forbid product mention by program…
Descriptors: Commercial Television, Educational Television, Federal Legislation, Programing (Broadcast)
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC. – 1971
A significant increase in the number of petitions to deny broadcast license renewal applications has led the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reexamine its license renewal procedures. This notice of inquiry and proposed rule making sets out proposed changes in and additions to renewal procedures designed to ensure that a licensee will…
Descriptors: Administrative Agencies, Agency Role, Broadcast Industry, Broadcast Television
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC. – 1976
Aspects of educational television (ETV) covered in this report include its history, growth and development, noncommerical television broadcast stations, instructional television fixed service (ITFS), microwave relay system, television signal translators, cable systems, and the use of satellites. The report also outlines the Federal Communications…
Descriptors: Administrative Agencies, Broadcast Industry, Cable Television, Certification
Toohey, Daniel W.; And Others – 1974
Intended for use of commercial and noncommercial station managers and staff, students of radio and television and general readers, this book covers many fundamentals of broadcast regulation and serves as an introduction and reference to broadcast law. It uses hypothetical situations to illustrate how communication law applies to concrete problems;…
Descriptors: Broadcast Industry, Commercial Television, Educational Television, Federal Legislation
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC. – 1976
This report summarizes major rule making actions since 1972, current rules and regulations, and guidelines for citizen participation in FCC (Federal Communications Commission) processes related to cable television regulation. A large portion of the report pertains to current rules and regulations in the areas of certificate of compliance,…
Descriptors: Broadcast Industry, Cable Television, Certification, Citizen Participation
Ford Foundation, New York, NY. – 1966
THE THREE PARTS OF THIS FORD FUNDATION SUBMISSION PROVIDE INFORMATION ON BROAD ISSUES OF ORGANIZATION AND PUBLIC POLICY AS THEY RELATE TO SATELLITE MODEL SYSTEMS BNS-3 AND BNS-4, ON LEGAL PROBLEMS OF AUTHORIZATION AND CONTROL, AND ON THE TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS, COSTS, AND BROADCAST SPECTRUM LIMITATIONS OF EACH SYSTEM. VOLUME I OUTLINES…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Commercial Television, Communications, Communications Satellites
Buckland, Michael; Dye, Charles M. – 1991
This paper presents a history of electronic distance education in the United States. Three broad categories of delivery systems are described: (1) over-the-air open circuit systems such as VHF-UHF stations, microwave, instructional television fixed service (ITFS), communications satellites, and educational radio and television; (2)…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Cable Television, Communications Satellites, Delivery Systems