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Please note that all new comments concerning broadcast localism should be filed in MB Docket No. 04-233 and should not be filed in RM-10803.

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The purpose of Localism Proceedings is to gather information from consumers, industry, civic organizations, and others on broadcasters’ service to their local communities. Along with competition and diversity, promoting localism is a key goal of the Commission’s media ownership rules. 

Localism Headlines

4/24/08
Media Bureau Releases Updated Version of "The Public and Broadcasting" and Announces That Broadcast Information Specialists are Available for Public Inquires.
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3/6/08
Media Bureau Grants Extension of Time to File Comments and Reply Comments in Response to Broadcast Localism Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.
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1/24/08
FCC Adopts Localism Proposals to Ensure Programming is Responsive to Needs of Local Communities.
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News Release (12/18/07): Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
Tate Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

2/15/08
Media Bureau Announces Comment and Reply Comment Dates for the Broadcast Localism Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

10/31/07
Transcript of Localism Public Hearing in Washington, DC.

10/31/07
FCC Chairman and Commissioners Statements at Public Hearing on Localism in Washington, DC.
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
Tate Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

10/29/07
FCC Announces Panelists for Public Hearing on Localism at FCC Headquarters.
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10/24/07
FCC to Hold Localism Hearing and Open Commission Meeting, Wednesday, October 31, 2007.
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Copps and Adelstein Joint Statement: Word | Acrobat

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