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2003-05-19

Dissident FCC Commissioner Jonathan S. Adelstein Speaks Out Against Media Ownership Deregulation

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Jonathan S. Adelstein, one of five Commissioners on the FCC, has been attending public hearings across the country to find out the public’s views about FCC media ownership rules.

We listen to a speech he gave on April 26th at San Francisco City Hall at the first hearing on media ownership rules held in California.

Media activists have organized a series of public hearings, the next one is this Wednesday in Atlanta.

  • Jonathan S. Adelstein, FCC Commissioner

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