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FCC 1.1621
Revised as of October 1, 2014
Goto Year:2013 | 2015
§ 1.1621   Definitions.

   (a) Medium of mass communications means:

   (1) A daily newspaper;

   (2) A cable television system; and

   (3) A license or construction permit for

   (i) A television station, including low power TV or TV translator,

   (ii) A standard (AM) radio station,

   (iii) An FM radio station,

   (iv) A direct broadcast satellite transponder under the editorial
   control of the licensee, and

   (v) A Multipoint Distribution Service station.

   (b) Minority group means:

   (1) Blacks,

   (2) Hispanics

   (3) American Indians,

   (4) Alaska Natives,

   (5) Asians, and

   (6) Pacific Islanders.

   (c) Owner means the applicant and any individual, partnership, trust,
   unincorporated association, or corporation which:

   (1) If the applicant is a proprietorship, is the proprietor,

   (2) If the applicant is a partnership, holds any partnership interest,

   (3) If the applicant is a trust, is the beneficiary thereof,

   (4) If the applicant is an unincorporated association or non-stock
   corporation, is a member, or, in the case of a nonmembership
   association or corporation, a director,

   (5) If the applicant is a stock corporation, is the beneficial owner of
   voting shares.

   Note 1: For purposes of applying the diversity preference to such
   entities only the other ownership interests of those with a 1% or more
   beneficial interest in the entity will be cognizable.

   Note 2: For the purposes of this section, a daily newspaper is one
   which is published four or more days per week, which is in the English
   language, and which is circulated generally in the community of
   publication. A college newspaper is not considered as being circulated

   Note 3: For the purposes of applying the diversity preference, the
   ownership interests of the spouse of an applicant's principal will not
   presumptively be attributed to the applicant.

   [ 48 FR 27202 , June 13, 1983, as amended at  50 FR 5992 , Feb. 13, 1985]

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