The Third Circuit Court of Appeals' recent ruling to block new ownership rules proposed by the Federal Communications Commission and kill a program aimed at bringing more minority owners into broadcasting is seriously damaging the FCC's diversity efforts, Ajit Pai, the commission's chair, told lawmakers on the House Communications Subcommittee this week. Pai and his agency faced criticisms from subcommittee members on both policy and communication.
FCC blames courts for lack of progress on minority ownership
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