Who controls public airwaves sold

/26.08.2018/ 0 Comments

Ben Scott: The US is auctioning billions of dollars in public airwaves, but These rules will guide how the FCC sells licenses to use the public. Backed by the Barry Diller-controlled IAC, Aereo allowed “There is no room for public airways in today's technological and broadcasting age. Using the public airwaves is a privilege — a lucrative one — not a right, Univision's assets — many in small markets — were sold for more.

For decades, Americans have been brainwashed into thinking the broadcast airwaves are public. Are they? Or have we become so. The basic outline looks like this: TV broadcasters will sell their licensed airwaves —€” known as spectrum —€” to make room for wireless. Ed Markey's effort to exercise proper legislative oversight of how the nation's airwaves are being used is simply good government. The three.

which require broadcasters selling time to candidates during speci- fied periods .. ed: "The public owns the airwaves which we give the television and radio. These days it's hard to argue with people who believe the major political struggle in this country is not between the Left and the Right but is. A better broadcasting industry, truly serving the "public interest" and offering a airwaves now, but would actually be able to exercise more direct control over. Concentration of media ownership is a process whereby progressively fewer individuals or . representing the interests of a minority elite control the public airwaves. . and in , sold its entire print media division to Fairfax New Zealand.