Comment from FCC Commissioner Adelstein
Was browsing around the internet and found a comment that I hadnt seen yet. It is from the Hearing on Media Ownership held in Tampa Florida.
Commissioner Jonathan S. Adelstein states:
It can be found at http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_publi...C-272756A1.pdf
The fact of matter is that broadcasting still dominates the media today. In the 2006-2007 seasons, broadcasters – not cable, satellite or Internet programmers – had the top 200 highest rated programs on television. And all but a handful of the top 500 programs were on broadcast television. On the radio, the two satellite radio companies have a total of about 16 million subscribers and 50 million American last used the Internet for music, while over 240 million people listen to terrestrial radio on a weekly basis.