SEPTEMBER 4, 2007 - RESPONSE FROM FCC CHAIRMAN ABOUT PRIVATE EQUITY OWNERSHIP OF MEDIA OUTLETS
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet, released the following response from Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin to a letter Reps. John D. Dingell (D-MI) and Markey sent on July 12, 2007 about the implications that private equity ownership of media and communications entities may have on FCC regulations and the public interest.
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 4, 2007
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