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Lobbyist wins key battles for broadcasters

LAS VEGAS -- Eddie Fritts, a small-town broadcaster from...Pitts, by getting radio deregulated "Eddie Fritts has done as much for radio in the...Budget: $36 million President: Eddie Fritts Date of Birth: Feb. 21, 1941 Personal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/07/bus_225618.shtml
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Stations to begin broadcasting digital TV next month

...digital technology. "Broadcasters are delivering on their digital pledge and, in fact, exceeding it," NAB President Eddie Fritts said. The digital stations broadcasting in November will air some programs -- movies or sports events -- in the sharpest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/08/tec_241293.shtml
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Digital duties

...government mandates that threaten the ability of local stations to determine how best to serve their communities," said Eddie Fritts, president of the National Association of Broadcasters. "Local stations when left alone serve the community with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/23/tec_216440.shtml
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On digital TV, Gore wants kids' shows, free political air time

...government mandates that threaten the ability of local stations to determine how best to serve their communities," said Eddie Fritts, president of the National Association of Broadcasters. "Local stations when left alone serve the community with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/23/tec_216441.shtml
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Minow may cause `vast wasteland' to bloom

...recommendations to the FCC by mid-1998. The FCC will ultimately decide what the new responsibilities should be. Eddie Fritts, president of the National Association of Broadcasters, disagrees with the whole concept. "We should not have any...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/17/tec_206941.shtml
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Broadcasters still deciding how to utilize digital TV

...broadcasting with a digital broadcast and enough to do an HDTV signal." National Association of Broadcasters President Eddie Fritts has predicted that most stations will air some high definition programs. But some individual broadcasters have indicated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/17/tec_214800.shtml
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Giveaway of the century

...spectrum than they now use once the switch to digital is complete, said National Association of Broadcasters President Eddie Fritts. "Most people outside the Beltway would consider our return of the spectrum a giveback, not a giveaway." But the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/08/tec_206530.shtml
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FCC approves standards for next generation of television

...plans or if Congress makes TV stations pay for digital TV licenses. National Association of Broadcasters President Eddie Fritts said the FCC's action "brings a new generation of communications one step closer to America's living rooms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/27/met_201777.shtml
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Future TV competition can be boon for broadcasters

...every box on the market, whether it's a computer box or whether it's a consumer electronic television," said Eddie Fritts, president of the National Association of Broadcasters, which is holding its annual convention in Las Vegas. Existing...

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