47 CFR 1.1621 - Definitions.

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§ 1.1621 Definitions.
(a) Medium of mass communications means:
(1) A daily newspaper;
(2) A cable television system; and
(3) A license or construction permit for
(i) A television station, including low power TV or TV translator,
(ii) A standard (AM) radio station,
(iii) An FM radio station,
(iv) A direct broadcast satellite transponder under the editorial control of the licensee, and
(v) A Multipoint Distribution Service station.
(b) Minority group means:
(1) Blacks,
(2) Hispanics
(3) American Indians,
(4) Alaska Natives,
(5) Asians, and
(6) Pacific Islanders.
(c) Owner means the applicant and any individual, partnership, trust, unincorporated association, or corporation which:
(1) If the applicant is a proprietorship, is the proprietor,
(2) If the applicant is a partnership, holds any partnership interest,
(3) If the applicant is a trust, is the beneficiary thereof,
(4) If the applicant is an unincorporated association or non-stock corporation, is a member, or, in the case of a nonmembership association or corporation, a director,
(5) If the applicant is a stock corporation, is the beneficial owner of voting shares.
Note 1:
For purposes of applying the diversity preference to such entities only the other ownership interests of those with a 1% or more beneficial interest in the entity will be cognizable.
Note 2:
For the purposes of this section, a daily newspaper is one which is published four or more days per week, which is in the English language, and which is circulated generally in the community of publication. A college newspaper is not considered as being circulated generally.
Note 3:
For the purposes of applying the diversity preference, the ownership interests of the spouse of an applicant's principal will not presumptively be attributed to the applicant.
[48 FR 27202, June 13, 1983, as amended at 50 FR 5992, Feb. 13, 1985]

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  • 2014-06-26; vol. 79 # 123 - Thursday, June 26, 2014
    1. 79 FR 36231 - Modernizing the FCC Form 477 Data Program
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      Sections 1.7001, 1.7002, 43.01 and 43.11, published at 78 FR 49126, were approved by the OMB on June 4, 2014 (OMB Control Number 3060-0816). Accordingly, the amendments to those sections published at 78 FR 49126, Aug. 13, 2013, are effective June 26, 2014.
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  • 2014-08-06; vol. 79 # 151 - Wednesday, August 6, 2014
    1. 79 FR 45752 - Petitions for Reconsideration of Action in Rulemaking Proceeding
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      Oppositions to the Petitions must be filed by August 21, 2014. Replies to an opposition must be filed by September 2, 2014.
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