FCC 1.1621 Revised as of October 1, 2014
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§ 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:
(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
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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