May 25, 2016

Today, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision in a case about FCC rules limiting the number of broadcast stations an entity can own in a local market. For the third time in a long-running series of cases on this matter, the Court lambasted the FCC for failing to follow the law and take steps to promote the participation of women and people of color in broadcasting.


NHMC’s Michael Scurato to Complete Congressional Testimony on Media Ownership, Diversity

December 3, 2015

Today, Michael Scurato, Vice President of Policy for the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC), will conclude his testimony before the U.S. House o ...

  • mediaownership2
    NHMC Statement on FCC’s Media Ownership Announcements
    April 1, 2014

    Yesterday, the FCC announced a new measure designed to increase competition in the broadcast television industry. This action could potentially create new opportunities for women, Latinos and other people of color to own broadcast outlets.

  • http://www.freepress.net/sites/default/files/styles/390wide_nocrop/public/media-consolidation-drawing.png
    NHMC Statement on FCC Media Ownership Announcement
    March 6, 2014

    Today, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler released a blog post revealing steps that the Commission will take to determine whether or not its media ownership rules are adequately advancing the Commission's goals of ...

  • FCC Report Shows That Latino Media Ownership Remains Extremely Low
    November 16, 2012

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a report detailing ownership of broadcast media outlets by women and people of color. The report shows that broadcast ownership by women and people of color continues to remain excruciati ...