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December 20, 1995 | AMY HARMON and JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Under pressure from Republican leaders to finish a sweeping telecommunications bill, House and Senate conference committee staffers worked into the night Tuesday on last-minute proposals to solve a complex legislative impasse. Republicans say they have made new offers to allay the concerns of Sen. Ernest F. Hollings (D-S.C.
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December 20, 1995 | AMY HARMON and JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Under pressure from Republican leaders to finish a sweeping telecommunications bill, House and Senate conference committee staffers worked into the night Tuesday on last-minute proposals to solve a complex legislative impasse. Republicans say they have made new offers to allay the concerns of Sen. Ernest F. Hollings (D-S.C.
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BUSINESS
August 6, 1992 | CARLA LAZZARESCHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bowing to pressure from consumers, small businesses and Congress, the Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday scaled back plans to allow increased ownership of radio stations by individual companies. By a 5-0 vote, the commission increased ownership limits from their present level of 12 AM and 12 FM stations nationwide to 18 AM and 18 FM stations. In two years, the limits will increase to 20 AM and 20 FM stations.
BUSINESS
August 4, 1995 | THOMAS S. MULLIGAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
And the broadcast deals keep on coming. In what it billed as the largest radio transaction in history, Chancellor Broadcasting Co. of Dallas on Thursday agreed to pay $395 million for Burbank-based Shamrock Broadcasting Inc., whose most prominent investor is Roy E. Disney. However, to call the Chancellor-Shamrock deal a record-setter is to overlook that two even bigger radio groups are changing hands with Walt Disney Co.'s proposed acquisition of Capital Cities/ABC Inc.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 29, 1990 | PHIL WEST, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A San Bernardino radio station has joined several East Coast radio stations in banning Sinead O'Connor from its airwaves. The action by KGGI-FM (99.1) is part of a growing protest over the Irish singer's refusal to have the U.S. national anthem played before her concert last Friday at the Garden State Arts Center in Holmdel, N.J.
NEWS
September 2, 1991 | DON SHANNON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Would U.S. broadcasting to Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union go better with Coca-Cola? The possibility of commercials to ease the taxpayer burden for the American government service--with its $500 million budget--is just one idea suggested by creative thinkers as part of the first full-scale review of U.S. international broadcasting since the Voice of America went on the air during World War II. The prime target for economizers--with the backing of Budget Director Richard G.
BUSINESS
August 4, 1995 | THOMAS S. MULLIGAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
And the broadcast deals keep on coming. In what it billed as the largest radio transaction in history, Chancellor Broadcasting Co. of Dallas on Thursday agreed to pay $395 million for Burbank-based Shamrock Broadcasting Inc., whose most prominent investor is Roy E. Disney. However, to call the Chancellor-Shamrock deal a record-setter is to overlook that two even bigger radio groups are changing hands with Walt Disney Co.'s proposed acquisition of Capital Cities/ABC Inc.
BUSINESS
August 6, 1992 | CARLA LAZZARESCHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bowing to pressure from consumers, small businesses and Congress, the Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday scaled back plans to allow increased ownership of radio stations by individual companies. By a 5-0 vote, the commission increased ownership limits from their present level of 12 AM and 12 FM stations nationwide to 18 AM and 18 FM stations. In two years, the limits will increase to 20 AM and 20 FM stations.
NEWS
September 2, 1991 | DON SHANNON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Would U.S. broadcasting to Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union go better with Coca-Cola? The possibility of commercials to ease the taxpayer burden for the American government service--with its $500 million budget--is just one idea suggested by creative thinkers as part of the first full-scale review of U.S. international broadcasting since the Voice of America went on the air during World War II. The prime target for economizers--with the backing of Budget Director Richard G.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 29, 1990 | PHIL WEST, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A San Bernardino radio station has joined several East Coast radio stations in banning Sinead O'Connor from its airwaves. The action by KGGI-FM (99.1) is part of a growing protest over the Irish singer's refusal to have the U.S. national anthem played before her concert last Friday at the Garden State Arts Center in Holmdel, N.J.
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