Overview of the Office of Telecommunications Policy, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Communications ..., 93-1, February 20, 1973

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الصفحة 51 - Act to operate in the public interest and to afford reasonable opportunity for the discussion of conflicting views on issues of public importance.
الصفحة 16 - During 1973, the Legal Subcommittee of the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space...
الصفحة 134 - Act ; (4) exercise such supervision over relationships of the corporation with foreign governments or entities or with international bodies as may be appropriate to assure that such relationships shall be consistent with the national interest and foreign policy of the United States; (5) insure that timely arrangements are made under which there can be foreign participation in the establishment and use of a communications satellite system...
الصفحة 53 - To condition the granting or renewal of licenses on a willingness to present representative community views on controversial issues is consistent with the ends and purposes of those constitutional provisions forbidding the abridgment of freedom of speech and freedom of the press.
الصفحة 62 - Station managers and network officials who fail to act to correct imbalance or consistent bias from the networks — or who acquiesce by silence — can only be considered willing participants, to be held fully accountable by the broadcaster's community at license renewal time.
الصفحة 133 - It is not the intent of Congress by this Act to preclude the use of the communications satellite system for domestic communication services where consistent with the provision of this Act nor to preclude the creation of additional communications satellite systems, if required to meet unique governmental needs or if otherwise required in the national interest.
الصفحة 61 - Clay T. Whitehead, director of the White House Office of Telecommunications Policy...
الصفحة 54 - As early as 1960 we had occasion to indicate that "the principal ingredient of the licensee's obligation to operate his station in the public interest is the diligent, positive, and continuing effort by the licensee to discover and fulfill the tastes, needs, and desires of his community, or service area for broadcast service.
الصفحة 134 - Public telecommunications services" means fixed or mobile telecommunications services which can be provided by satellite and which are available for use by the public, such as telephony, telegraphy, telex, facsimile, data transmission, transmission of radio and television programs between approved earth stations having access to the INTELSAT space segment for further transmission to the public, and leased circuits for any of these purposes; but excluding those mobile services of a type not provided...
الصفحة 84 - responsibility" of a broadcaster in this connection is simply a euphemism for self-censorship. It is an attempt to shift the onus of action against speech from the Commission to the broadcaster, but it seeks the same result — suppression of certain views and arguments. Since the imposition of the duty of such "responsibility" involves Commission compulsion to perform the function of selection and exclusion and Commission supervision of the manner in which that function is performed, the Commission...

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