FCC Rule ‘Modernization’ Finally Takes Effect


It is de rigueur for a public relations or communications pro to release news that it really doesn’t want to have to discuss late on a Friday afternoon.

For the FCC, late in the day on June 4 proved to be the perfect time for the Commission to adopt an Order that puts its long-awaited loosening of local media ownership rules into effect — something the acting Chairwoman voted against during the leadership of Ajit Pai.

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