Tuesday, March 16, 2010

FCC - Clyburn Concerned About Broadband Plan's Effect on Local Stations

FCC's Clyburn: Relocating broadcast airwaves could hurt local news - The Hill's Hillicon Valley:
By Kim Hart - 03/16/10 12:31 PM ET
"'What will the effect of moving this spectrum from broadcast to mobile use be on the delivery of news and information to local communities?' she asked. 'I am very concerned about sacrificing an essential service to our communities in favor of new apps that have nothing to do with ensuring that we can have meaningful access to the news and information critical to our daily lives. It is unclear at this point whether the Internet can currently replace these trusted sources.'"

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