FCC Appears Likely to Ease Media-ownership Rules
Posted: 11/6/2012 | By: Jim Puzzanghera | Los Angeles Times
WASHINGTON — Federal regulators are poised to ease ownership
restrictions on major-market media outlets in what could be a boost to
some big players in the struggling newspaper industry.
failed attempts to loosen its rules, the Federal Communications
Commission is expected by the end of the year to approve a new proposal
that would allow newspapers and television or radio stations in the 20
largest markets to consolidate.