Washington, DC - Jun 8, 2007 - The Federal Communications Commission will hold a localism hearing in the afternoon and evening in Portland, ME, on June 28, 2007. The purpose of the hearing is to gather information from consumers, industry, civic organizations, and others on broadcasters' service to their local communities.
The hearing format will enable members of the public to participate via an open microphone session. The FCC will release further as they are decided. The specific time and place for the hearing will be announced by June 12, 2007.
A live audio webcast of the hearing will be available via the FCC website (www.fcc.gov) on a first-come, first-served basis. The hearing will also be recorded for later distribution.