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.

Letter from Chairman Martin available here.

Original letter to FCC from Dingell and Markey available here.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 4, 2007

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