In 1983, 50 corporations controlled a majority of American media. Now that number is six. And Big Media may get even bigger, thanks to the FCC’s consideration of ending a rule preventing companies from owning a newspaper and radio and TV stations in the same big city.
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski is trying to change the agency’s ownership rules to pave the way for Murdoch to get control of the newspapers in the same cities where he already owns TV stations. Even more disturbing, Genachowski and Murdoch
In 2007, President Obama campaigned on the promise that he would “take a back seat to no one” in his support of Network Neutrality, the principl
From Democracy Now. This looks like a good step in the right direction. The Federal Communications Commission has announced a new set of proposals to