Corporate Power/Consolidation

Tracey Edmonds Drops a Bomb About Radio at FCC Hearings

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Film producer slams political manipulations of Clear Channel at LA FCC hearing.

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Media ownership issues return to spotlight

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The FCC's official field hearings on media ownership start today in Los Angeles.

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Who's your hero? ... a VIBE Mag rebuttal

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Chuck D's take on reality TV

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Mercer Island's X-104 avoids death sentence, moving to 88.9FM

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Student noncommercial station finds creative solution to threat

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Local news means ... more local news

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Local owners care more about local news--but the FCC didn't want to hear it.

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In Pennsylvania, Verizon's idea of competition is: they win

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Want a level playing field? Then let's keep it local

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FCC head said to be backing telecom deal

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FCC head ready to approve latest megamerger without waiting for DOJ antitrust opinion

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Life after net neutrality: replaced by a chimp?

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Ted Stevens isn't giving up--so we can't either.

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Under Powell, FCC ordered study destroyed

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Faced with research that did not support greater media consolidation, FCC officials decided to destroy the evidence rather than change course.

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Exxon pressed government to open criminal complaint on journalist Greg Palast

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Palast Charged with Journalism in the First Degree

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