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Policy Division 2011 Headline Archives

12/20/11
Initial Decision of Chief Administrative Law Judge in Tennis Channel Carriage Complaint Case Against Comcast.
Initial Decision: Acrobat

12/16/11
Media Bureau Granted Saga Broadcasting, LLC's Waiver Request of the Network Nonduplication and Syndicated Exclusivity Rules.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat

12/15/11
Revision of the Commission's Program Carriage Rules for NCTA, Media Access Project, and Public Knowledge.  Extended Reply Comments Due: 1/11/12.
Order: Word | Acrobat

12/15/11
Comment Dates Announced for Television Standardizing Reporting NOI.  Comments Due: 1/17/12.  Reply Comments Due: 1/30/12.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

12/13/11
FCC Quiets Persistent Problem of Television Age - Loud Commercials - by Adopting Rules to Reduce Volume.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
R&O: Word | Acrobat
Genachowski Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Clyburn Statement: Word | Acrobat

12/7/11
Media Bureau Denies Games Show Network's Petition for Temporary Relief.
Order: Word | Acrobat

12/6/11
Waiver of Network Nonduplication & Syndicated Exclusivity Rules of Saga Broadcasting, LLC.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat

11/22/11
Media Bureau Seeks Comment on Petition for Declaratory Ruling.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

11/22/11
Implementation of Electronic Filing for Cable Special Relief Petitions Begins.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

11/22/11
Comment Dates Announced for Television Public File Availability FNPRM. Comments Due: 12/22/11. Reply Comments Due: 1/6/12
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

11/14/11
FCC Seeks Comment On Modernizing TV Program Reporting Requirements.
NOI: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

11/10/11
Commission Affirms Media Bureau's Order regarding Verizon’s Program Access Complaint against MSG and Cablevision.
Order: Word | Acrobat

11/10/11
Commission Affirms Media Bureau's Order regarding AT&T’s Program Access Complaint against MSG and Cablevision.
Order: Word | Acrobat

11/10/11
Media Bureau Granted Temporary Waiver of Section 73.1125, the Commission's Main Studio Location Rule, for Station WJSJ(FM), Fernandina Beach, FL .
Letter: Word | Acrobat

10/27/11
Modernizing Television Broadcast Public File Availability.
FNPRM: Word | Acrobat
Genachowski Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Clyburn Statement: Word | Acrobat

10/21/11
Reply Comment Date Extended for IP Closed Captioning NPRM.
Order: Word | Acrobat

10/14/11
NPRM Proposing Relaxation of Cable Encryption Prohibition.
NPRM: Word | Acrobat

10/11/11
Media Bureau Stays September 22 Order regarding Verizon’s Program Access Complaint against MSG and Cablevision.
Order: Word | Acrobat

10/11/11
Media Bureau Stays September 22 Order regarding AT&T’s Program Access Complaint against MSG and Cablevision.
Order: Word | Acrobat

10/5/11
Second Erratum on Reinstatement of Video Description Rules.
2nd Erratum: Word | Acrobat

9/22/11
Media Bureau Grants AT&T’s Program Access Complaint against MSG and Cablevision.
Order: Word | Acrobat

9/22/11
Media Bureau Grants Verizon’s Program Access Complaint against MSG and Cablevision.
Order: Word | Acrobat

9/19/11
Closed Captioning of Internet Protocol-Delivered Video Programming.
NPRM: Word | Acrobat

8/25/11
Reinstatement of Video Description Rules.
2nd Erratum (10/5/11): Word | Acrobat
Erratum (9/1/11): Word | Acrobat
R&O: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Clyburn Statement: Word | Acrobat

8/10/11
Media Bureau Decision on DSNP v. Armstrong Petition for De Novo Review.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

8/1/11
FCC Takes Action to Improve Program Carriage Complaint Process.
NPRM: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Clyburn Statement: Word | Acrobat

7/18/11
CALM Act NPRM Reply Comment Filing Dates Extended.  Reply Comments Due: 8/1/11.
Order: Word | Acrobat

6/30/11
CALM Act NPRM Comment Filing Dates Extended.  Comments Due: 7/8/11.  Reply Comments Due: 7/21/11.
Order: Word | Acrobat

6/13/11
WealthTV Appeal of Ruling on Program Carriage Complaint Denied.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat

6/7/11
Digital Broadcasting OVS.  Permit-But-Disclose Ex Parte Status.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

6/3/11
Media Bureau Seeking Comment on Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation (CALM) Act.  Comments Due: 7/5/11.  Reply Comments Due: 7/18/11.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

5/27/11
Implementation of the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation (CALM) Act.
NPRM: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat

5/27/11
Open Video System, Digital Broadcasting OVS.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

5/3/11
Comparison of Noncommercial Educational FM Applications.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat
Appendix: Excel | Acrobat

3/28/11
Media Bureau Announces Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Matter of Amendment of the Commission's Rules Related to Retransmission Consent Published in Federal Register March 28, 2011. Comments Due: 05/27/2011. Reply Comments Due: 06/27/2011.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

3/3/11
FCC Takes a Fresh Look at its Retransmission Consent Rules in Light of Recent Consumer Television Disruptions.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
NPRM: Word | Acrobat
Genachowski Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Clyburn Statement: Word | Acrobat
Baker Statement: Word | Acrobat

3/3/11
FCC Proposes to Update Rules Allowing Accessibility to Advanced Communications to 54 Million Consumers With Disabilities.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
NPRM, Video Description Rules: Word | Acrobat
NPRM, TRS Fund: Word | Acrobat
Genachowski Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat

1/26/11
Commission Clarifies CableCARD Rules.
Order: Word | Acrobat

1/26/11
Commission Announces Tentative Selectees in 18 Groups of MX Applications for New or Modified NCE FM Stations.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat
Appendix: Excel | Acrobat


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