Washington - Sep 8, 2006 - The FCC will hold the first public hearing on media ownership issues in Los Angeles on Oct. 3, 2006. Chairman Kevin Martin said, "Public input is integral to this process. The Commission will hold public hearings in diverse locations around the country to fully involve the American people in its review of our media ownership rules."
"I look forward to hearing from the American people on a variety of subjects at these hearings such as the impact of the Commission's rules on localism, minority ownership, and various types of programming like independent and religious programming and children's and family-friendly programming," Martin added.
Further details on the public hearing will be released at a later date.