Pallone & Doyle Query Pai On Gray Duopoly OK


On Tuesday, Sept. 24, just one day after the Third Circuit Court of Appeals squashed the FCC’s attempt to “modernize” its media cross-ownership rules, the Commission’s Media Bureau moved forward with its approval of a deal allowing Gray Television to own two stations in Sioux Falls, S.D.

The decision came 10 weeks after the Department of Justice said yes to the sale.

Now, it seems the two top Democrats on the House Energy & Commerce Committee are peeved. They say the FCC ignored the Third Circuit in giving the green light to the deal.

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