/// FCC Puts Cross-Ownership Study Up For Comment

June 9, 2013  |  Media Week

Acting Federal Communications Commission chairwoman Mignon Clyburn may be keeping the seat warm for nominee Tom Wheeler, but she isn't sitting on her hands. Over the weekend, Clyburn put a study on the impact of cross-media ownership on minorities and women up for comment. The highly anticipated study has been one of the things holding up a proposal to loosen media ownership rules, a proceeding that has been plagued and delayed two years by court cases and controversy. Comments are due July 22, with reply comments due Aug. 6. Clyburn, who was named the agency's first chairwoman just last month, was the reason the study was conducted in the first place, which

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