Archive | October, 2007

Headlines from the Oct. 19 radioshow: FCC Fines Two Broadcasters for Armstrong Williams’ Fake News; Martin Pushing for Quick Wrap Up to Ownership Rules Review

These are the news headlines as read on the Oct. 19, 2007 edition of the mediageek radioshow. FCC Fines Two Broadcasters for Armstrong Williams’ Fake News The battle against fake news took a new turn this week when the FCC levied $76,000 in fines against two broadcast companies because they failed to inform viewers that […]

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Reclaim the Media Presents Community Media Film Festival

I think this is just a great idea and I wish I could be out in Seattle to attend. It’s a great weekend for community media events. You could start this weekend in Montreal for CKUT’s Redefining Media conference starting Friday (hear more about it on last Friday’s radioshow), then jet over to Seattle to […]

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FCC Sets Sensible Non-Comm FM License Limit Against the Wishes of Godcasters

The application filing window for new full-power non-commercial FM stations opened yesterday (and somehow I totally spaced on mentioning it on yesterdays radioshow). On Wednesday, just two days in advance, the FCC finally decided to set a limit on the total number of applications that will be accepted, limiting it to 10 from any one […]

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