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Association of Cable Communicators Names Golden Beacon Award Nominees

The Association of Cable Communicators said Wednesday that it picked three nominees for its top honor, the Golden Beacon Award, which honors a cable public-affairs campaign that affects for the cable industry and the industry's national image.

In the running are Animal Planet Expo 2007, Nickelodeon's Let's Just Play and Discovery Channel's Planet Earth.

The winner will be saluted at the ACC's Forum ’08 in Washington, D.C., April 1.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.