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Operation of the Copyright Royalty Tribunal
115478: Jun 11, 1981
The Copyright Royalty Tribunal was created to oversee the compulsory licenses provided by the Copyright Act. These included the use of copyrighted materials in coin-operated machines, retransmissions by cable systems of distant broadcasting signals, the use of records in jukeboxes, and the use of music and other creations by noncommercial broadcasters. The Tribunal was to adjust and determine the...
Provisions of S. 821, a Bill To Provide for Authorization of Appropriations for the Federal Communications Commission
115070: May 1, 1981
The proposed Federal Communications Commission Authorization Act would authorize the Commission for a 3 year period instead of on a permanent basis as is presently the case, and establish a schedule of charges for services provided by the Commission to communications providers and users. Periodic authorization should increase Commission accountability, provide it with increased congressional guida...
Consolidation of American Forces Radio and Television Service--Washington and Los Angeles Broadcasting Facilities
LCD-80-54: Published: May 9, 1980. Publicly Released: May 9, 1980.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) plan to consolidate its American Forces Radio and Television Service Broadcasting activities at Arlington, Virginia, with its broadcasting activities at Los Angeles, California. The American Forces Radio and Television Service is part of a worldwide broadcast system which provides American radio and television programs to nearly one million American m...
Comments on H.R. 6228
112145: Apr 23, 1980
H.R. 6228, a bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934, provides that the Federal Communications Commission, in considering applications for the renewal of broadcast station licenses, shall not take into account any ownership interest of the applicant in other broadcasting stations or in other communications media. In an earlier report on selected regulatory policies for radio and television, G...
Purchase and Preparation of Television Commercials by the Government
LCD-77-415: Published: Mar 18, 1977. Publicly Released: Mar 18, 1977.
In response to a question concerning the amount the government spends to broadcast television commercials, the total cost of advertising for 31 federal agencies for 1975 was obtained by GAO. The figures included the cost of television productions. Purchasing costs for advertising from private agencies were broken down by type of media, but in-house costs were not. Therefore, the total costs for te...
B-176833: Published: Sep 26, 1972. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1972.
No summary is currently available...
Influence Of Public Affairs Organizations On Information And Advertising Programs
B-161939: Published: Aug 10, 1971. Publicly Released: Aug 10, 1971.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO investigated Department of Defense (DOD) public relations activities, focusing on the extent to which the: (1) material and services produced by DOD information and advertising programs were used for public consumption; and (2) formal public information and public affairs organizations of DOD were consulted in determining what kind of materials and services...