Corporate Power/Consolidation

Verizon imposes new service surcharge

Summary:

Customers were set to see lower bills due to deregulation

Read more.

American Apparel issues ultimatum to Clamor Magazine

Summary:

The fall 06 issue of Clamor Magazine features a 10-page special section exploring the contradictions between clothing giant American Apparel's progressive self-representation on one hand, and their exploitative labor practices, degrading ads and history of sexual harassment charges on the other. The company, not surprisingly, isn't happy about it.

Read more.

FCC to probe fake news

Summary:

PR Watch study provokes FCC to probe 'fake news' at U.S. TV stations

Source:
www.cbc.ca/arts/story/2006/08/16/fake-news-probe.html

Read more.

Geov Parrish leaves the Seattle Weekly

Summary:

The leading alt-media commentator is only the latest to depart.

Read more.

New FCC Commissioner expresses interest in weakening ownership rules

Summary:

McDowell likens weaking ownership rules to passing kidneystones

Read more.

n/a

n/a

Public input vital on media regulation

Summary:

Seattle Times editorial calls for FCC ownership hearing in Seattle

Read more.

n/a

n/a
The media's job is to interest the public in the public interest. -John Dewey