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Broadcast Bureau's Comments on Petition to Enlarge Issues, December 4, 1978

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Creator:Presbury, Geraldine A.
Title:Broadcast Bureau's Comments on Petition to Enlarge Issues, December 4, 1978
Date:1978 Dec. 4, 2007
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18 pages

Eighteen pages of comments from the Broadcast Bureau posed before the Federal Communications Commission on a petition to enlarge issues on behalf of Nuance Corporation, and make determinations against Midcom Corporation to survey and establish community broadcasting needs and interests in the Columbia, South Carolina area; Midcom sought a programming format that would serve African Americans in the Columbia area. Nuance Corporation alleged that Midcom's survey efforts were inadequate, and the results inaccurate. The comments also address payola allegations made against a principal of Midcom Corporation; investigate I. DeQuincey Newman's contact of South Carolina Senator Fritz Hollings to check upon the status of broadcast applications that were under consideration by the Federal Communications Commission; cite the failure of Midcom to faithfully represent financial information about two of its principals; and support Midcom in a challenge against the bona fide nature of its broadcast application. Midcom's license was ultimately granted by the Federal Communications Commission, and Nuance's was denied.

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Local identification number: pnd7812

Types:Text
Subjects:Hollings, Ernest F., 1922- | Newman, I. DeQuincey (Isaiah DeQuincey), 1911-1985 | Broadcasting--South Carolina--Columbia | Minorities in broadcasting--South Carolina--Columbia | Broadcasting--Law and legislation--South Carolina--Columbia | Columbia (S.C.)--Population | Civic leaders--South Carolina--Columbia | Civil rights workers--South Carolina--Columbia | African American civil rights workers--South Carolina--Columbia | African Americans--South Carolina--Columbia | United States. Federal Communications Commission | United States. Federal Communications Commission. Broadcast Bureau | Radio stations--South Carolina--Columbia | Surveys | Disc jockeys--South Carolina--Columbia | African American disc jockeys--South Carolina--Columbia | Businesspeople--South Carolina--Columbia | African American businesspeople--South Carolina--Columbia | Legislators--United States | Legal documents | Columbia (S.C.) | Richland County (S.C.) | West Columbia (S.C.) | Lexington County (S.C.) | Cayce (S.C.)
Collection:Isaiah DeQuincey Newman, (1911-1985), Papers, 1929-2003
Institution:University of South Carolina University Libraries Digital Collections
Contributors:South Carolina Political Collections | University of South Carolina. Library. Digital Collections | Isaiah DeQuincey Newman Collection (University of South Carolina. Library. Digital Collections
Online Publisher:Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Library Digital Collections | 2008
Original Material:

Folder: Newman, Top., Midcom Corp., 1977-1979, Isaiah DeQuincey Newman Papers, South Carolina Political Collections, The University of South Carolina Libraries

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Digital image copyright 2007, The University of South Carolina. All rights reserved. For more information contact South Carolina Political Collections, USC, Columbia, SC 29208.

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Forms part of online collection: Isaiah De Quincey Newman (1911-1985) Papers, 1929-2003.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.tcl.sc.edu/u?/idn,1490