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FCC, Media Consolidation and Internet Regulations

Senate Bill to Reverse FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal Gains Traction
As awareness of net neutrality gets more public attention, a Senate resolution that reverses the FCC's net neutrality repeal has 45 supporters, but major obstacles remain. The fight to reinstate net neutrality is also taking place in states and courthouses. Craig Aaron of Free Press has more

  January 12, 2018

Is FCC Approval of Net Neutrality a Real Win for Consumers?
Community Broadband Networks' Christopher Mitchell says how mobilization campaigns pushed the FCC to classify the Internet as a public utility, but more effort is needed to reform providers' monopoly control

  February 28, 2015

The Fight for the Freedom of Information
Jeff Cohen discusses several Freedom of Information issues, including a new campaign encouraging whistleblowing, the case of journalist James Risen, and net neutrality

  July 18, 2014

FCC Moves to Kill Net Neutrality, Says Internet Advocacy Groups
The FCC voted on Thursday to move ahead a proposal that internet freedom advocates say could eliminate free and open internet access

  May 16, 2014

TRNN Debate: Should The Internet Be Regulated Like A Utility?
Ryan Radia and Christopher Mitchell discuss the recent FCC proposal and how the internet should be owned and regulated

  May 12, 2014

Protestors to Occupy FCC to Fight for Net Neutrality
Organizer Kevin Zeese argues that the internet should be treated as a basic utility like in Nashville, TN, which has one of the highest internet speeds in the U.S.

  May 6, 2014

Will New FCC Internet Regulations Strengthen Monopoly Control?
Robert McChesney: In the fight between monopolies, the public doesn't really have a dog in the race; the real question is why a cartel of private monopolies are controlling the Internet?

  April 28, 2014

Obama Nominates Cable Industry Lobbyist and Campaign Bundler New Head of FCC
Nicholas Johnson: Nomination of Tom Wheeler shows Obama wants an FCC that manages monopoly competition - not a defender of public interest; Wheeler on President's intelligence advisory board, not likely to defend right to privacy

  May 10, 2013

FCC and media consolidation
FCC chair pushes deregulation to allow one company to own TV, radio, and newspapers in local market

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