FCC holds consolidation hearing

Chairman Martin promises six

The Federal Communications Commission’s third public hearing on the increasingly contentious subject of media consolidation will be held Feb. 23 in Harrisburg, Pa. FCC chairman Kevin J. Martin has promised to hold six such hearings as part of the agency’s ongoing review of ownership rules begun last summer.

The commission held its first hearing in Los Angeles and its second in Nashville. Exact time and place of the Harrisburg hearing will be announced at a later date, the agency said.

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