what what is the Federal Communications Commission and the Corporation for Public Broadcastting?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Good question.

    The Corporation for Public Broadcasting is a private, nonprofit corporation created by Congress in 1967. The mission of CPB is to facilitate the development of, and ensure universal access to, non-commercial high-quality programming and telecommunications services. It does this in conjunction with non-commercial educational telecommunications licensees across America.

    www.cpb.org

    FCC

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions.

    www.fcc.gov

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    This is part of your tax money at work. It helps to monitor and regulate our long wave and short wave radio, phone, television transmission process.

    With out this we as a government wouldn't have been able to intercept other country's communication processes, that may be plotting against us.

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