FCC Chairman: Retrans Under ‘Active Consideration’

At a Senate Commerce Committee hearing yesterday, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski said that his agency …

is increasingly hearing arguments that the [retransmission consent] framework in place “for a long time” may have “lost pace” with marketplace changes. He said the commission is beginning the process of reviewing whether there are improvements that can be made and “whether reforms are sensible.”

Here’s hoping they do just that.