Radio One Gets Heat from the Hill

Recent reports from the National Journal’s Congress Daily is stating that the Lanham based urban radio giant Radio One had come under the House Judiciary Committee’s fire for their refusal to testify at a hearing billed as a forum for the purpose of examining plummeting advertising revenues, increasing media consolidation, and a pending legislation that would put an end to long standing copyright royalty exemption for over the air radio.  Something that broadcasters are opposed to. On Thursday, July 9, 2009, Chairman John Conyers and other members of the Judiciary scolded Radio One found Cathy Hughes and her son, Alfred … Continue reading Radio One Gets Heat from the Hill