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Media Bureau 2002 Headline Archives

12/31/02
FCC Releases Ninth Annual Report on Competition in Video Markets.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Report: Word | Acrobat

12/19/02
Statement of FCC Chairman Michael K. Powell Regarding Cable-Consumer Electronics Agreement on "Plug and Play."
Statement: Word | Acrobat

12/19/02
Abernathy Applauds Cable and Consumer Electronic Industries for Working Together Toward Offering "Plug and Play" Digital TV Sets to Consumers.
Statement: Word | Acrobat

12/4/02
Chairman Powell Announces Public Hearing in Richmond, VA on Media Ownership.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

12/4/02
Media Bureau Releases Additional Data Set for Media Ownership Study.
Public Notice: Word |Acrobat

11/20/02
FCC Releases Broadcast and Cable Equal Employment Opportunity Rules and Policies.
Order: Word | Acrobat

11/20/02
Entercom Kansas City License, LLC.: Granted Waiver of Section 73.3555(a)(1) of the Rules to Permit Entercom's Joint Ownership of Expanded Band Station KXTR (AM) and Existing Band Station KKHK (AM) for the Full Duration of Entercom's Dual Operating Authority.
Order: Word | Acrobat

11/14/02
Applications for Consent to the Transfer of Control of Licenses from Comcast Corporation and AT&T Corp., Transferors, to AT&T Comcast Corp., Transferee.
Order: Word | Acrobat

11/13/02
FCC Grants Conditioned Approval of AT&T-Comcast Merger.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Kenneth Ferree's Press Conference.

11/7/02
FCC Establishes New EEO Rules and Policies for Broadcasters and MVPDs.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat

11/7/02
Commission Denies Advertising Council Request for Declaratory Ruling or Waiver Concerning Sponsorship Identification Rules. 
Order: Word | Acrobat

11/6/02
Commission Denies Request for Production of Documents in AT&T-Comcast Merger Proceeding.
Order: Word | Acrobat

11/5/02
FCC's Media Bureau Adopts Procedures for Public Access to Data Underlying Media Ownership Studies and Extends Comment Deadlines for 2002 Biennial Regulatory Review of Commission's Media Ownership Rules.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Protective Order: Word | Acrobat
Order: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat

10/23/02
Federal Election Commission Issues "Interim Final Rules with Requests for Comments" Regarding Database to Be Created and Maintained by FCC.

10/18/02
FCC Declines to Approve EchoStar-DirecTV Merger.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Order: Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Press Conference: Audio/Video

10/17/02
Application of Network Nonduplication, Syndicated Exclusivity and Sports Blackout Rules Pursuant to Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act of 1999.
Order: Word | Acrobat

10/11/02
Digital Audio Broadcasting Systems and Their Impact on the Terrestrial Radio Broadcast Service.
Order: Word | Acrobat
IBOC FM Transmission Specification: Word | Acrobat
IBOC AM Transmission Specification: Word | Acrobat

10/10/02
FCC Selects Digital Radio Technology.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Order: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy & Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat

10/9/02
Media Bureau Releases Two Staff Research Papers Relevant to the Cable Ownership Rulemaking and the AT&T-Comcast Proceedings.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
"Asymmetric Bargaining Power and Pivotal Buyers," by Nodir Adilov and Peter J. Alexander: Text | Acrobat
"Most-Favored Customers in the Cable Industry," by Nodir Adilov and Peter J. Alexander: Text | Acrobat

10/1/02
FCC Releases Twelve Studies on Current Media Marketplace: Research Represents Critical First Step in FCC's Fact Finding Mission.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Studies: Titles, Authors and Links to All 12 Studies...

9/26/02
Media Security and Reliability Council Meeting on Wednesday, November 6, 10:00.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

9/24/02
FCC Releases Biennial Review NPRM on Broadcast Ownership Limits.
NPRM: Text | Acrobat

9/24/02
Remarks of Media Bureau Chief, W. Kenneth Ferree, at NAMIC.

9/23/02
Review of the Commission's Rules and Policies Affecting the Conversion to Digital Television.
Order: Text | Acrobat

9/12/02
FCC Initiates Third Biennial Review of Broadcast Ownership Rules.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat

9/9/02
Reinstated Application of Living Way Ministries, Inc. for a Construction Permit for a New Noncommercial Educational FM Translator on Channel 220 in Sun Valley, CA.
MO&O: Text | Acrobat

9/5/02
Designated for Hearing the Applications to Assign the License of KAYD-FM, Silsbee, TX, from Hilco Communications, Inc. to Cumulus Licensing Corp.
Hearing Designation Order: Word | Acrobat

9/4/02
Designated for Hearing the Applications to Assign the License of Station KCOL-FM, Groves, TX, from Voice in the Wilderness Broadcasting, Inc. to Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.
Hearing Designation Order: Word | Acrobat

8/29/02
Media Bureau Comments to Federal Election Commission Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Campaign Finance Reform.

8/26/02
Media Bureau Announces Receipt of Supplemental Information from Applicants in AT&T-Comcast Proceeding; Establishes Comment Deadline for MB Docket 02-70. 
Public Notice: Word
Supplemental Information

8/22/02
ILUJ, Inc. (Assignor) and Long Nine, Inc. (Assignee) for Assignment of License of Station WYVR(FM), Petersburg, IL; Granted in Part and Denied in All Other Respects the Application for Review Filed by Saga Communications of Illinois, Inc.
MO&O: Text | Acrobat

8/14/02
In the Matter of Revisions to Cable Television Rate Regulations: Revised Paragraph 55 of FCC 02-177 and Clarified Instructions for FCC Form 1240, Worksheet 4.
Order: Text | Acrobat
NPRM and Order: Word | Acrobat

8/9/02
FCC Explores Digital Broadcast Copy Protection.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
NPRM: Text | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat

8/8/02
FCC Introduces Phase-In Plan for DTV Tuners.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat

8/02/02
FEC Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Campaign Finance Reform; Notice Includes Proposals for Database to Be Created and Maintained by the FCC.

7/19/02
Remarks of Media Bureau Chief, W. Kenneth Ferree, at the 2002 Annual Convention of the National Association of Minority Media Executives.  Text | Word

7/18/02
Commission Grants Dereservation Petition of WQED Pittsburgh Noncommercial Educational Station WQEX(TV).  Text | Acrobat

7/16/02
Kyle Dixon Named Deputy Bureau Chief in the Media Bureau and Special Counsel to the Chairman on Broadband Policy.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

7/11/02
Statement by FCC Chairman Michael K. Powell: DTV Plan Update -- Progress For Consumers.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Industry Letters: Acrobat

7/10/02
Designated for Hearing the Applications to Assign the Licenses of Stations WSKW(AM) and WHQO(FM), Skowhegan, Maine, from Mountain Wireless, Inc. to Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.
Hearing Designation Order: Word | Acrobat

7/10/02
Designated for Hearing the Application to Assign the License of Station KLFX(FM), Nolanville, Texas, from Sheldon Broadcasting, Ltd., to Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.
Hearing Designation Order: Word | Acrobat

7/10/02
Designated for Hearing the Applications to Assign the Licenses of Stations WNIO(AM) and WNCD(FM), Youngstown, OH, WICT(FM) Grove City, PA and WAKZ(FM), Sharpsville, PA from Youngstown Radio License, LLC to Citicasters Licenses, Inc.
Hearing Designation Order: Word | Acrobat

7/5/02
Reexamination of the Comparative Standards for Noncommercial Educational Applicants.
Word | Acrobat

7/3/02
Office of Plans and Policy and Media Bureau Release Revised Data Set Involving Experimental Economics Study Examining Horizontal Concentration in the Cable Industry.
Public Notice for Revised Data Release: | Study
Excel Attachments: Parameters | Period Data | Trading Data
Original Public Notice Seeking Comment (6/3/02): Word | Acrobat

6/20/02
FCC Announces Panelists for En Banc Hearing on Broadcast and Cable Equal Employment Opportunity Rules Set for Monday, June 24, 2002, 10:00 A.M.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/13/02
FCC Extends Program Access Exclusivity Rules.
Report and Order: Word | Acrobat
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat

6/13/02
FCC Sets Rulemaking to Reflect Statutory Sunset of CPST Rate Regulation.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/13/02
FCC Issues Inquiry for Its Ninth Report to Congress on Video Competition.
Notice of Inquiry: Word | Acrobat
News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/3/02
Media Bureau Seeks Comment on Experimental Economics Study Examining Horizontal Concentration in the Cable Industry.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Excel Attachments: Parameters | Period Data | Trading Data

6/3/02
FCC Releases Study on Horizontal Concentration in the Cable Television Industry.
Related Items: News Release | Study

5/10/02
Media Security and Reliability Council Meeting on Friday, May 17, 10:00 A.M. 
News Release: Word | Acrobat

4/24/02
FCC Extends Reply Comment Deadline to May 8 in Local Radio Ownership and Definition of Radio Markets Proceeding.

4/17/02
Media Bureau Chief Ken Ferree's Remarks to the ABA/FCBA at the National Association of Broadcasters Convention; Las Vegas, NV; April 7.  Text | Word

4/10/02
FCC Grants Transfer of Telemundo Communications' TV Stations to NBC.
Order: Word | Acrobat

4/4/02
FCC Releases Report on 2001 Cable Industry Prices.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Report: Word | Acrobat

3/25/02
The FCC Announces Organization of New Media Bureau.
News Release: Text | Word

3/14/02
FCC Classifies Cable Modem Service as "Information Service:" Initiates Proceeding to Promote Broadband Deployment and Examine Regulatory Implications of Classification.
Order: Word | Acrobat
Statements: Powell | Abernathy | Copps

3/8/02
Mass Media Bureau Extends Comment Deadline in Local Radio Ownership Rulemaking, MM Docket #01-317.

3/8/02
FCC Media Bureau Chief Ken Ferree Names Deborah Klein as Chief of Staff of New Bureau.
News Release: Text | Word

2/6/02
Mass Media Bureau Announces Window Filing Opportunity for Certain Pending Requests for New NTSC Television Stations on Channels 52-59.
Public Notice: Text | Acrobat

1/29/02
Order Granting the Motion of NCTA to Extend the Date for Filing Reply Comments by All Interested Parties in the Cable Ownership Proceeding Until February 19, 2002.
Order: Word | Acrobat

1/23/02
MB Chief Ken Ferree's Remarks to the Broadband Outlook 2002 Conference: January 23, 2002.

1/14/02
FCC Adopts Eighth Annual Report on Competition in Video Markets.
News Release: Text | Word
Report: Word | Acrobat


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