12/21/04
DTV Channel Election Information and First Round Election Filing Deadline.
Order: Word | Acrobat
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Table I: Word | Acrobat
Table II: Word | Acrobat
Table IIa: Word | Acrobat

11/30/04
Notice of Publication in the Federal Register and Announcement of Effective Date of Certain Digital Low Power Television Rules.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

11/24/04
FCC Announces Close to Unprecedented FM Auction.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

11/23/04
FCC Adopts Children's Programming Obligations for Digital Television Broadcasters.
Order: Word | Acrobat
News Release (9/9/04): Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

11/22/04
Broadcast Localism.  Media Bureau extended the Date for Filing Reply Comments to January 3, 2005.
Order: Word | Acrobat

11/19/04
Media Bureau Releases Report on Cable A La Carte Pricing Model.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Study: Acrobat

11/18/04
Media Bureau Announces Dismissal of Unamended Form 301, 314, and 315 AM and FM Applications; Amendment Deadline Set for Certain other Commercial Radio Station Applications.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Attachment: Excel | Acrobat

10/29/04
Media Bureau Rules on Equal Opportunities Complaint Against Pappas Telecasting Companies.
Order: Word | Acrobat

10/6/04
Advisory Committee on Diversity for Communications in the Digital Age Makes Recommendations.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

10/1/04
Chairman Powell to Kick Off Consumer Education Initiative on DTV Transition, Monday, October 4, 10 AM; Members of Two Panels Announced.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

9/30/04
FCC Establishes Rules for Digital Low Power Television and Television Translator Stations.
Order: Word | Acrobat
News Release (9/9/04): Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

9/29/04
FCC Adopts a Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in Response to a Decision Issued by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit Regarding Amendment of the Commission's Cable Television Inside Wiring Rules.
Order: Word | Acrobat

9/28/04
Certifications for Digital Output Protection Technologies and Recording Methods to Be Used in Covered Demodulator Products.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

9/16/04
Attribution of Certain TV Joint Sales Agreements.
Order: Word | Acrobat

9/9/04
FCC Adopts Children's Programming Obligations for Digital Television Broadcasters.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

9/9/04
FCC Establishes Rules for Digital Low Power Television and Television Translator Stations.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

9/8/04
Deadlines Further Extended for Comments and Reply Comments on Ways to Further Section 257 Mandate and to Build on Earlier Studies.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

9/7/04
FCC Second Digital TV Periodic Review.
News Release (8/4/04): Word | Acrobat
Order: Word | Acrobat
Attached Forms: 381 | 382 | 383 | 384 | 385 | 386
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

8/31/04
FCC Media Bureau Chief Ken Ferree Names Rebecca Fisher as New Advisor for Media Relations.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

8/12/04
FCC Approves Digital Output Protection Technologies and Recording Method Certifications.
Order: Word | Acrobat
News Release (8/4/04): Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat

8/4/04
FCC Takes Next Steps to Promote Digital TV Transition.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

8/4/04
FCC Approves Digital Output Protection Technologies and Recording Method Certifications.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat

8/3/04
Freeze on the Filing of Certain TV and DTV Requests for Allotment or Service Area Changes.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

8/2/04
Attribution of Certain TV Joint Sales Agreements.
NPRM: Word | Acrobat

7/28/04
Violent Television Programming and Its Impact on Children.
NOI: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat

7/20/04
FCC's Localism Task Force Announces Panelists and Final Agenda for Public Hearing on Broadcast Localism in Monterey, California, July 21, 2004.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

7/13/04
Media Bureau Announces Speakers for Symposium on "a la Carte" MVPD Pricing.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

7/12/04
Deadlines Extended for Comments and Reply Comments on Ways to Further Section 257 Mandate and to Build on Earlier Studies.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

7/9/04
Digital Audio Broadcasting Systems and Their Impact on the Terrestrial Radio Broadcast Service.
Order: Word | Acrobat

7/9/04
FCC Localism Task Force Announces Ticketing and Open Microphone Procedures to Facilitate Public Participation at Broadcast Localism Hearing in Monterey, California, July 21, 2004.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Attachment 1: Word | Acrobat
Attachment 2: Word | Acrobat
Attachment 3: Word | Acrobat
Attachment 4: Acrobat

7/7/04
Retention by Broadcasters of Program Recordings.
NPRM: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat

7/1/04
Broadcast Localism:  Issued a Notice of Inquiry Regarding Broadcaster Service to the Needs and Interests of Their Communities.
NOI: Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

6/24/04
Media Bureau Announces Symposium on "a la Carte" MVPD Pricing.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/18/04
FCC Localism Task Force Announces Date and Location of Monterey, California Hearing.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/17/04
FCC Issues Inquiry for Its Annual Report to Congress on Video Competition.
NOI: Word | Acrobat
News Release (6/10/04): Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

6/15/04
Media Bureau Seeks Comment on Ways to Further Section 257 Mandate and to Build on Earlier Studies.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

6/10/04
FCC Issues Inquiry for Its Annual Report to Congress on Video Competition.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

6/4/04
Review of the Commission's Broadcast and Cable EEO Rules and Policies.
Report and Order: Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps and Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat

6/4/04
Advisory Committee on Diversity for Communications in the Digital Age to Hold Third Meeting on Monday, June 14, 2004.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/1/04
Final Agenda Released for the FCC and Department of Homeland Security Media Forum, Wednesday, June 2.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

5/28/04
FCC Begins EEO Audits.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

5/27/04
Media Bureau Seeks Comment on Over-The-Air Broadcast Television Viewers.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

5/27/04
FCC and Department of Homeland Security to Host Media Forum on Wednesday, June 2.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

5/26/04
Federal Communications Commission Announces Recharter of Media Security and Reliability Council Initial Meeting under New Charter to be Held June 2.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

5/25/04
Comment Requested on A La Carte and Themed Tier Programming and Pricing Options for Programming Distribution on Cable Television and Direct Broadcast Satellite Systems.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

5/24/04
FCC's Localism Task Force Announces Panelists and Final Agenda for Public Hearing on Broadcast Localism in Rapid City, South Dakota, May 26, 2004.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

5/21/04
FCC Localism Task Force Announces Procedures to Facilitate Public Participation at Its Rapid City, South Dakota Hearing on Broadcast Localism.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Attachment 1: Word | Acrobat
Attachment 2: Word | Acrobat
Attachment 3: Word | Acrobat

5/14/04
FCC's Localism Task Force Announces Date, Time, and Location for Public Hearing on Broadcast Localism in Rapid City, South Dakota.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

4/20/04
Digital Audio Broadcasting Systems and Their Impact on the Terrestrial Radio Broadcast Service.
Order: Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

4/15/04
FCC Explores Rules for Digital Audio Broadcasting.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

3/31/04
Media Bureau Announces Extension of Certain Filing Deadlines.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

3/25/04
Implementation of Section 25 of the Cable Television Consumer Protection Act of 1992 - Direct Broadcast Satellite Public Interest Obligations.  This Order supercedes FCC 03-78, adopted 4/9/2003.
Order: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

3/25/04
Implementation of Section 25 of the Cable Television Consumer Protection Act of 1992 - Direct Broadcast Satellite Public Interest Obligations.  This Order is Superceded by FCC 04-44, Adopted 3/3/2004.
Order: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat

3/24/04
FCC Media Bureau Chief Ken Ferree Announces Promotions in Audio Division.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

3/5/04
FCC Localism Task Force Announces Date of Rapid City, South Dakota Hearing, RM 10803.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Filing Instructions: Word | Acrobat

2/27/04
Media Bureau Sets Comment Filing Dates on UHF Discount in MB Docket No. 02-277 in Light of Recent Legislation Affecting National Television Ownership Cap.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

2/26/04
FCC Media Bureau Chief Ken Ferree Names Erin L. Dozier as New Advisor for Media Ownership.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

2/24/04
Homeland Security:  Media Security and Reliability Council to Review Final Reports and Best Practices Recommendations at Upcoming Meeting Tuesday, March 2, 2004.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

2/20/04
Report to the Congress on the Low Power FM Interference Testing Program.
Report: Acrobat

2/19/04
Media Bureau Seeks Additional Comment on UHF Discount in Light of Recent Legislation Affecting National Television Ownership Cap.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

2/2/04
Electioneering Communications Database.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat | Database: Main | Alternate

2/2/04, 1/28/04
FCC Releases Tenth Annual Report on Competition in Video Markets:
Report: Word | Acrobat
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Issued Erratum Correcting the Tenth Annual Report to Congress on February 2, 2004: Acrobat

1/26/04
FCC's Localism Task Force Releases Complete Agenda for Public Hearing on Broadcast Localism in San Antonio, Texas.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

1/22/04
FCC'S Localism Task Force Announces Panelists and Agenda for Public Hearing on Broadcast Localism in San Antonio, Texas.
Public Notice: Acrobat

1/14/04
FCC Releases Order on Conditioned Approval of News Corp-DirecTV Merger.
Order: Word | Acrobat
Public Notice (12/19/03): Word | Acrobat
Fact Sheet: Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat


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