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FCC Responds to Radio Death – 9 Years Later

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Update 2-6-2017: Entercom has announced they will turn in KDND’s license rather than defend the water-drinking contest. The license surrender will be part of Entercom’s merger with CBS Radio.

Nine years after the death and four years after the filing of a petition to deny license renewal by Media Action Center (a fiscally sponsored project of Media Alliance), the FCC has finally convened a hearing on the 2007 death of Jennifer Strange.

Inside Radio Coverage of Entercom’s surrender

Sacramento Bee Coverage of Entercom’s surrender

Bradcast Interview with Sue Wilson (KPFK-FM Los Angeles)

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Commercial Broadcaster Public Interest Obligations

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What public interest obligations, you say? But they do exist and recently the FCC has gone as far as to suggest that they may be a bit more stringently enforced. Here is the updated and revised manual explaining the obligations of broadcasters.

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