Feb 17, 2004
A Maryland state representative says he'll ask the FCC for a hearing on the pending sale of a Christian station to WYPR-FM in Baltimore, reports AP. Opponents of the transfer say it will leave Frederick, Md., without a locally based Christian station.
Posted by Mike at 11:35 AM
The LA Times (subscription required) reports that religious broadcaster Daystar Television Network is has threated to sue over its lost bid for KOCE in Orange County, Calif. "If this were a publicly held corporation, it would be ripe for a lawsuit in which those who control the company are playing favorites with bidders," comments one legal expert. [Current's earlier coverage of the sale.] Dallas pubcaster KERA sold its second TV channel to Daystar, which took control of KDTN last month.
Posted by Karen at 10:40 AM