December 20th, 2007 05:13 EST
New rules unleash flood of media consolidation across America
The Federal Communications Commission approved new rules that will unleash a flood of media consolidation across America. The new rules will further consolidate local media markets -- taking away independent voices in cities already woefully short on local news and investigative journalism.
Congress has the power to throw out these rules -- and if 100,000 people demand it, they'll have to listen. Click on the link below to sign the open letter to Congress urging them to stop the FCC and stand with the public interest.
Big Money's Grab for the Internet
Whenever you read the lead or off-lead story in a newspaper, whenever a TV anchor interrupts newscast to bring you breaking news, you can be pretty sure the real story is living its secret life unnoticed.
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Strange as it might seem, silence is an important element in good journalism, and in these days of Botox journalism it’s in short supply.
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