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FCC Approves Rewriting of Media Ownership Rules

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By a 3-to-2 vote, the Federal Communications Commissions voted on Tuesday to relax the rules for companies seeking to own both a newspaper and television or radio station in the same city. FCC Chair Martin pushed the vote despite widespread opposition from lawmakers and the general public.

Related Democracy Now! coverage:

Interview with Craig Aaron of Free Press

Interview with FCC Commissioners Adelstein and Copps


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