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Diverse Organizations from Around the Country Testify Against Media Consolidation

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From the United Church of Christ to the National Association of Black Journalists to Children Now, organizations around the country speak out.

Today the FCC is poised to overhaul decades-old rules governing media ownership allowing for further consolidation.

We hear a gathering of journalistic organizations and other groups opposed to deregulation of media ownership rules.

The gathering took place in Washington DC on May 27th.

  • Rev. Bob Chase, United Church of Christ
  • Condace Pressley, National Association of Black Journalists
  • Bernie Lunzer, Communications Workers of America
  • Jim Winston, National Association Black Owned Broadcasters
  • Patti Miller, Children Now

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