Comments are due April 29 in the FCC’s Quadrennial Review of its ownership rules. The reply comments are due May 29. The FCC is looking at several issues, including the rules setting out the limits on the number of radio stations that one company can own in a market.
On the TV side, the agency is looking at local TV ownership, specifically combinations of Top 4 stations in a market and shared services agreements, and also at the dual network rule restricting common ownership of two of the Top 4 TV networks. In addition, the FCC is reviewing ideas on how to increase diversity in broadcast ownership.