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Court Decides Against Trump FCC

In 2018, Free Press sued the Trump FCC for gutting longstanding rules designed to limit how much local media a given company can own. And this morning the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit sided with us and … Continue reading

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Gov't Propaganda Okay in U.S.

From Foreign Policy Magazine: U.S. Repeals Propaganda Ban, Spreads Government-Made News To Americans “For decades, a so-called anti-propaganda law (the Smith-Mundt Act) prevented the U.S. government’s mammoth broadcasting arm from delivering programming to American audiences. But on July 2, that … Continue reading

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Mignon Clyburn And Tom Wheeler, FCC Dream Team?

broadbandandsocialjustice.org/ Washington, D.C. :   The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) proudly commends President Barack Obama for selecting senior FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn and telecom visionary Tom Wheeler to be Interim Chair and Chair of the FCC, respectively. Last week, … Continue reading

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