FCC Sets Agenda Media Ownership Hearing in Nashville

December 4, 2006

Washington, DC - Dec 1, 2006 - The Federal Communications Commission has set the date and location for the hearing regarding media ownership: Dec. 11, 2006, at 1 p.m. at Belmont University. The meeting will be held in the Massey Performing Arts Center in Massey Concert Hall, 1900 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, TN.

The purpose of the hearing is to fully involve the public in the process of the 2006 quadrennial broadcast media ownership review that the Commission is currently conducting. The hearing is open to the public, and seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. This hearing is the second in a series of media ownership hearings the Commission intends to hold across the country.

There will be two panels, each followed by a period for public comment. The first panel will examine issues affecting the music recording industry. The second panel will provide an overview of the Nashville market and issues affecting broadcasters and independent programmers.

Further details including names of the panelists will be released prior to the hearing.

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