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Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC. – 1971
Fiscal 1971 saw major actions by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in all areas of its jurisdiction. In broadcasting, the FCC proposed new renewal rules and policies and issued a number of significant rulings on Fairness Doctrine matters. A policy statement outlining FCC cable television plans was submitted to the Congress. In the common…
Descriptors: Agency Role, Annual Reports, Broadcast Industry, Cable 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
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC. – 1977
Outlined are the application procedures for authorization from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for constructing and operating a radio or television broadcast station. Instructions for selecting a facility, applying for a construction permit, and giving local public notice of intention are provided, as well as sections on hearing…
Descriptors: Broadcast Industry, Certification, Federal Legislation, Radio
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC. – 1972
Procedures for receiving permission from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for authority to construct a radio or television broadcast station are outlined. Instructions for selecting a facility, applying for a construction permit, and giving local notice of intentions are included, along with sections on the hearing procedure,…
Descriptors: Broadcast Industry, Federal Legislation, Radio, Television
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC. – 1972
The structure, history, technology and especially regulation of broadcasting in general are summarized in this Federal Communication Commission (FCC) information bulletin. Further specifics of history, technology, structure and regulation are presented for AM radio, FM radio, television, educational broadcasting, and broadcast relay by satellite.…
Descriptors: Broadcast Industry, Communications, Educational Radio, Federal Legislation
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC. – 1977
This report outlines the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) regulatory authority over the licensing and operation of commercial, educational, and public broadcasting in the United States. Also described are rules and regulations governing the program content and advertising, in relation to the fairness doctrine, free speech, and public…
Descriptors: Administrative Agencies, Broadcast Industry, Certification, Federal Legislation
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC. – 1977
A wide range of information services and publications are provided by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to inform the public of its activities. Services include daily news releases and a Public Reference Room where broadcast applications, station records, and Commission hearing proceedings are available for inspection. Publications…
Descriptors: Administrative Agencies, Broadcast Television, Communications, Federal Legislation
United Church of Christ, New York, NY. – 1971
The "Fairness Doctrine" of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) requires that broadcasters allow ample time for presentation of differing opinions on controversial issues. The Office of Communication of the United Church of Christ acted as a consultant to citizen groups (when requested to do so) in more than 30 communities who…
Descriptors: Agency Role, Broadcast Industry, Citizen Participation, Citizen Role
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC. – 1977
This report summarizes information about the history, technology, and operation of educational radio in the U.S. Also presented are the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) rules and regulations concerning the licensing and channel assignment of educational radio, and its auxiliary special broadcast services. Included are the application…
Descriptors: Administrative Agencies, Broadcast Industry, Certification, Educational Radio
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC. – 1972
After outlining the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) responsibility for regulating interstate common carrier communication (non-broadcast communication whose carriers are required by law to furnish service at reasonable charges upon request), this information bulletin reviews the history, technological development, and current…
Descriptors: Communications, Communications Satellites, Federal Legislation, Radio
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
2003
The History Division of the proceedings contains the following 18 papers: "Woman as Machine: Representation of Female Clerical Workers in Interwar Magazines" (Jane Marcellus); "'So Vivid A Crossroads': The FCC and Broadcast Allocation, 1934-1939" (James C. Foust); "Cattle Barons Vs. Ink Slingers: The Decline and Fall of…
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Censorship, Federal Legislation, Females
Jennings, Ralph M.; Richard, Pamela – 1974
To help citizens and citizen groups who are trying to make television and radio more responsive to public needs, tastes, and desires, a handbook sponsored by the United Church of Christ spells out government regulatory policies and the public role in them. Sections describe the various roles of the Federal Communications Commission, Congress, the…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizen Role, Citizenship Responsibility, Civil Liberties
Irwin, Manley R. – 1971
Vertical integration stands as the salient structural configuration of the telecommunications equipment market. Computer hardware manufacturers are obviously potential competitors with the captive telecommunications equipment suppliers. Direct government policies, such as patents and a permissive attitude toward mergers, and indirect policies,…
Descriptors: Business Responsibility, Communications, Communications Satellites, Computers
Emery, Walter B. – 1971
The role of governmental agencies in the control of wire and radio communication, especially broadcasting, is explained. A major portion of the book concerns the broadcast spectrum, its character and utility for communications, and the technical rules which govern the allocation of radio frequencies and their use by various classes of stations,…
Descriptors: Agency Role, Broadcast Industry, Cable Television, Commercial Television
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