Members of Congress Question FCC On “Critical Information Needs” Study, Suggesting Attempt to Revive Fairness Doctrine

By | WileyonMedia | December 12, 2013

On December 10, 2013, Fred Upton (R-MI), Chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, and several other members of the Communications and Technology subcommittee (including subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR)) sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler asking about the FCC’s announcement that it would soon commence a field test of its “Multi-Market Study of Critical Information Needs” (“CIN Study”) in Columbia, South Carolina.