Bloomberg Law
Jan. 27, 2022, 11:16 PMUpdated: Jan. 28, 2022, 12:14 AM

FCC Nominee Sohn Pledges Recusal From Some Broadcast Matters (1)

Maria Curi
Maria Curi

Federal Communications Commission nominee Gigi Sohn has pledged to recuse herself temporarily from two broadcast regulatory issues if confirmed by the Senate to an agency seat.

Sohn agreed to recuse herself from matters involving retransmission consent or television broadcast copyright for the first three years of her term, in a letter to P. Michele Ellison, the FCC’s acting general counsel.

Sohn also said she would recuse herself for four years from a docket concerning the rules governing retranmission consent or any related FCC dockets, according to the letter obtained by Bloomberg Law.

As president of Public Knowledge, Sohn in 2010 ...

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