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The Media Bureau develops, recommends and administers the policy and licensing programs relating to electronic media, including cable television, broadcast television, and radio in the United States and its territories.  The Media Bureau also handles post-licensing matters regarding Direct Broadcast Satellite service.

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Commission Review Of DSNP V. Armstrong Arbitration.
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Pai Statement: Word | Acrobat
O'Rielly Statement: Word | Acrobat

MB & PSHSB Seek Comment on Waiver by WLNY to Flashcut to Digital Ch 17.  Comment Date: 8/15/14.  Reply Comment Date: 8/29/14.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

FCC Names Tentative Selectees Of FM Translator Application Groups
MO&O: Word | Acrobat
Attachment: Excel

FCC Requires Closed Captioning of IP-Delivered Video Clips.
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News Release (7/11/14): Word | Acrobat
Wheeler Statement: Word | Acrobat
Clyburn Statement: Word | Acrobat
Rosenworcel Statement: Word | Acrobat
Pai Statement: Word | Acrobat
O'Reilly Statement: Word | Acrobat

Media Bureau Seeks Comment on Petition for Blanket Extension or Waiver.  Comment Date: 8/14/14.  Reply Comment Date: 8/29/14.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

Pleading Cycle Set for Comcast-Time Warner Cable-Charter Transactions.  Comment/Petitions Due: 8/25/14.  Responses to Comments/Oppositions to Petitions Due: 9/23/14.  Replies to Responses/Oppositions Due: 10/8/14.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

FCC Names Tentative Selectees of Mutually Exclusive LPFM Applications.
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Broadcast Station Totals as of June 30, 2014.
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FCC Issues $2.25 Million Forfeiture Against TV Max.
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Report to Congress on Video Description.
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Report on Ownership of Commercial Broadcast Stations.
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2014 Ownership Report Data: Zip File (2 MB)

Extension of Comment and Reply Deadlines - 2014 Quadrennial Review.
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Media Bureau Announces the Effective Date of Television Joint Sales Agreement Attribution Rule.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

LPFM Presentation for July Open Meeting.
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FCC Affirms Bureau's Holding Regarding New NCE Station at Yates, MI.
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FCC Upholds Grant Of Application Of BVM Helping Hands.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat

FCC Upholds Grant of New NCE FM Station at Brookings, Oregon.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat

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