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Cable television regulation

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Cable television regulation

hearings before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-seventh Congress, second session, on cable television regulation ....

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Cable television -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Cable television -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Communications.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .C69 1982e
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. (iv, 671 p.) ;
      Number of Pages671
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3141255M
      LC Control Number82601959

        Concern is growing about the effectiveness of television advertising regulation in the light of technological developments in the media. The current rapid growth of TV platforms in terrestrial, sattelite, and cable formats will soon move into digital by: Annotations. The Court has recognized that cable television “implicates First Amendment interests,” because a cable operator communicates ideas through selection of original programming and through exercise of editorial discretion in determining which stations to include in its offering. Moreover, “settled principles of First Amendment jurisprudence” govern review of cable.

        The cable industry has used public rights of ways to access those homes and in turn made huge profits. This report makes clear that the cable industry has not lived up to its public and civic responsibilities as holders of valuable public franchises and licenses. Congress, the FCC, and state and local governments must examine the recommendations made in this report and take appropriate . Mr. Effros spoke to a luncheon audience on the likely effects of new Federal Communications Commission regulations passed in on the cable television industry, .

      Currently, cable television is regulated at the federal and local levels. Municipalities are in charge of cable franchising and the remaining limited forms of price regulation. Some states have assigned jurisdiction over cable television to a state Cable Commission or to the existing Public Service Commission (see table ). Replacing the Federal Radio Commission, the FCC not only regulates radio and television broadcasting under the authority of Federal law, but telephone, telegraph, and cable television. A guideline included in the Communications Act, the Fairness Doctrine, was created to enforce restrictions on radio and television broadcasting until


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