Portland State University. Department of Communication
Date of Award
Master of Science (M.S.) in Communication
1 online resource (vi, 65 pages)
Municipal franchises -- United States -- Finance, Cable television -- Taxation -- United States
Cable Franchise Fees and PEG Fees function as key resources to the longevity of local media. Critics of the fees suggest that revenue earned from them is misplaced, and/or misused. This research examines the budgets of twenty US cities to determine how much money cities are collecting from these fees and where these funds are spent in an attempt to determine if the actual usages of Franchise and PEG Fee revenue corresponds to their theoretical benefits.
Stewart, Duncan Chaz, "Investigating Cable: the Potential and Actual Value of PEG & Franchise Fees" (2017). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 3831.