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Unformatted text preview: MassComm 15:02 Cable Tv Local Government awards franchise FCC ousted by supreme court 1984 law eliminated locals Prices Increase Corporate ownership increased – 75% 1985—must carry rule voided 1992 – gives FCC authority to set rates 1992—Networks can own cable systems In General 1996 – new phone and cable law local and long distance carriers and cable companies can enter each others business Video VCR explosion Taping Video Stores—supermarkerts—department stores 1984 supreme court ruling Americans can legally videoz tape frpm TV 1986 filmmakers began to market more movies Recemt releases—vintage movies—sex oriented 15:02 15:02 ...
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