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Tell Somebody

Jul 12, 2011

On July 7, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit overturned the Federal Communications Commission’s attempt to weaken its ownership rules and allow big media companies to buy up even more local outlets.

On the July 12, 2011 edition of Tell Somebody, we talked to Josh Stearns, Program Director with Free Press, &, about federal court decision in Prometheus v FCC.

Josh also talked about the new Free Press campaign to uncover and fight covert media consolidation called Change the Channels, and explains how this campaign has hit a nerve with Newport Television, a Kansas City company that is described as one of the worst covert consolidation offenders.

In the second half of the show, we re-air a conversation with Free Press President and CEO Craig Aaron recorded at the National Conference on Media Reform in Boston in April.

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