Fox Seeks Ownership Waiver Extension In NY

Fox Television Stations has asked the FCC to continue its temporary waiver of the newspaper-broadcast crossownership rule allowing its ownership of the New York Post, Fox O&O WNYW and MNT affiliate WWOR.

Tribune Looks Set To Get Ownership Waivers

The staff of the FCC has recommended that the agency grant Tribune Co. waivers of so-called media ownership rules, paving the way for the company to emerge from its long-running bankruptcy. The waivers — the last major hurdle in the four-year case — would take effect Friday as long as none of the five commissioners raise serious objections, according to a person at the FCC who wasn’t authorized to speak and therefore did not want to be identified.