Should The FCC Retire The ‘Kid Vid’ Requirements?


The big ol’ Weed Wacker at 445 12th Street SW in Washington, D.C., is getting charged up for what Republican FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly┬áhas assured will be an event that impacts children and families.

As far as he’s concerned, the Commission’s requirements regarding educational and informational children’s programming are “ineffective and burdensome.”

O’Rielly expressed his thoughts Friday in a blog posting we’ve just digested, and we’re not shy to offer a RBR+TVBR Observation criticizing O’Rielly for this suggestion just as Next Gen TV is poised to make UHF and VHF far more relevant again.

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