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Terrorism, the Media, and the Government: Perspectives, Trends, and Options for Policymakers
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Free and Reduced-Rate Television Time for Potential Candidates
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China/Asia Broadcasting: Proposals for New U.S. Surrogate Services
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Radio Free Asia
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How to Obtain Copies of Videotapes of Proceedings of Congress and Network and Cable Television Broadcasts
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Radiofrequency Spectrum Management
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V-Chip and TV Ratings: Helping Parents Supervise Their Children's Television Viewing
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The Information Superhighway: Status and Issues
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Military and Civilian Satellites in Support of Allied Forces in the Persian Gulf War
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Radio and Television Broadcasting to Cuba: Background and Current Issues
This report provides a legislative history and funding levels for Cuba Broadcasting. It discusses specific concerns some lawmakers have had with Radio and TV Marti over the years, and presents the Panel's recommendations and the USIA Director's response and determinations, as required by the FYI994 appropriations act.
Satellite Television License of the Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. Section 119) and the 1997 Rate Adjustment
This report summarizes the basic features of the television satellite compulsory license of the Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. 119), including the rate adjustment procedures; reviews the October 1997 rate adjustment setting the current 27-cent per signal per month per subscriber rate; and summarizes recent legislative proposals to stay further implementation of the 1997 rate adjustment, or to revise the section 119 license.
Television Satellite and Cable Retransmission of Broadcast Video Programming Under the Copyright Act’s Compulsory Licenses
This report reviews the history and background of the cable and television satellite licenses of the Copyright Act, reviews the Satellite Home Viewer Act of 1994, and notes recent developments, including: the 1997 satellite license rate adjustment; pending bills relating to the compulsory licenses; and the August 1997 report of the Copyright Office on these licenses.