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Price, Monroe E.; Botein, Michael – 1973
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has incorporated several allowances in its regulations pertaining to cable television. Some of these enable citizen groups and communities to intervene in the cable franchise after the final issuance in order to correct deficiencies in the franchising process and the administration of the franchise.…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Citizen Participation, City Officials, Community Action
Seiden, Martin H. – 1972
It is the opinion of the author that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has wasted much of its time and energy in recent years constantly forming and revising cable television regulations when cable television is a relatively minor phenomenon with which the Commission should not have concerned itself in the first place. Thus, this book…
Descriptors: Broadcast Industry, Cable Television, Federal Legislation, Mass Media
Lee, William E. – 1976
When NASA announced in 1960 that private enterprise would produce communication satellites, rather than the Federal government, several large corporations proposed a joint venture involving a group of international carriers and electronic manufacturers, while American Telephone and Telegraph requested sole ownership. At that time, the Federal…
Descriptors: Communications Satellites, Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Technology
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
Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Washington, DC. – 1976
This handbook endeavors to provide information and advice to noncommercial broadcasting stations on how to perform ascertainment studies in conformance with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations. Additional suggestions are made to enable stations to obtain in-depth information about community needs, wants, and interests. The…
Descriptors: Broadcast Industry, Community Involvement, Data Collection, Educational Radio
Crowe, Thomas K. – Technology Connection, 1998
In the Telecommunications Act of 1996, Congress directed the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to establish the Universal Service program to provide financial support for communications services for all K-12 schools/libraries. A Washington telecommunications attorney discusses eligible services and the application process, and offers tips…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid
Missouri Univ., Columbia. Rural Policy Research Inst. – 1996
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) appointed a Joint Board to recommend changes in existing FCC rules to fulfill the regulatory mandates of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. The Joint Board, which consists of three FCC commissioners, four State commissioners, and one consumer advocate, issued its recommendations to the FCC in a 500-page…
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Federal Legislation
Ferejohn, John; Shipan, Charles – 1988
This paper examines two issues in telecommunications policy in which the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has attempted to pursue policies that were distant from the policy desires of their supervising committees in Congress, and in which congressmen made use of various instruments of congressional influence: the FCC's attempt to…
Descriptors: Bureaucracy, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Legislators
Neff, Maryl L. – 1994
This paper argues that the Children's Television Act of 1990 (CTA) required television broadcasters to air educational and informational children's programming, but Federal Communications Commission (FCC) policy did little to clarify the definition of "educational and informational." The paper first examines the historical…
Descriptors: Childrens Television, Definitions, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation
Burch, Dean – 1972
There is no longer a question of whether something should be done about the impact of televised violence on children; the questions before us are what should be done, and by whom. Thus, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is engaged in an intensive self-education effort to study the economics of the television industry, and the legal and…
Descriptors: Aggression, Business Responsibility, Children, Commercial Television
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC. – 1976
Addressed particularly to grade school children, this report summarizes the responsibilities of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in regulating the broadcast industry, pay television, cable television, common carriers, and radio services for safety and special uses. Also described are its field engineering and monitory activities. (SC)
Descriptors: Administrative Agencies, Broadcast Industry, Federal Legislation, Government Role
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC. – 1976
This bulletin outlines the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) responsibilities in regulating the interstate and foreign common carrier communication via electrical means. Also summarized are the history, technological development, and current capabilities and prospects of telegraph, wire telephone, radiotelephone, satellite communications,…
Descriptors: Administrative Agencies, Communications Satellites, Federal Legislation, Government Role
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. – 1976
This bulletin reviews early federal regulation of telegraphy, telephone, and radio communications, and the development of the Radio Acts of 1912 and 1927, the Communications Act of 1934, and the Communications Satellite Act of 1962. A large portion of the discussion focuses on the regulatory power and procedures of the Federal Communications…
Descriptors: Administrative Agencies, Broadcast Industry, Certification, Communications Satellites
National Cable Television Association, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1972
The proceedings of the 21st annual National Cable Television Association convention are presented under the following groupings: short haul microwave systems, satellite/cable system engineering, market studies, FCC (Federal Communications Commission) technical rules and standards, program origination, cable channel allocations, cable system…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Communications Satellites, Conference Reports, Electronic Equipment
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