Monday, November 12, 2007

Congress: FCC's Martin moving too fast to scrap rules

Martin has deployed the Tribune deal as a kind of political hostage in his confrontation with Congress, making for a situation that seems strange to outside observers: the FCC is threatening a deal it actually supports, to force through rule revisions that would limit its own power. MediaDailyNews

Some senators are threatening legislation that would force Martin to wait at least 6 months before holding the vote Martin has scheduled for Dec. 18.

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