Genachowski: Time to update cable retrans rules?

FCC chairman Julius Genachowski told a Senate panel on Tuesday that the FCC may have to take action on retrans to reduce the potential for blackouts, but then suggested it would need help from Congress.

That came in one exchange during a marathon oversight hearing (two and a half hours) in the Senate Commerce Committee that ranged far and wide, though never into the area of media violence despite its invocation twice by chairman Jay Rockefeller (D- W. Va.).

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