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Senate Bill to Reverse FCC’s Net Neutrality Repeal Gains Traction

January 12, 2018

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

FCC Clears Way for Right-Wing Sinclair to Broadcast in 70% of American Homes

November 16, 2017

The ruling allows Sinclair’s purchase of Tribune to go forward, furthering the local media giant’s stranglehold on local media

FCC, Media Consolidation and Internet Regulations

July 18, 2014
Jeff Cohen discusses several Freedom of Information issues, including a new campaign encouraging whistleblowing, the case of journalist James Risen, and net neutrality

TRNN Replay: African Refugees in Israel

January 6, 2014
Israel is home to roughly sixty thousand African Asylum Seekers. Following last year’s deportations of those from South Sudan and the Congo, the asylum seekers who remained are nearly all from Eritrea and North Sudan. In the first part of this story, The Real News’ Lia Tarachansky interviewed Yonatan Gher, the Director of Amnesty International,…

Judge in Bradley Manning Trial Refuses to Dismiss Most Serious Charges

July 18, 2013

Michael Ratner: Even though judge refused to grant defense motion to dismiss charges of aiding the enemy, Manning still could be found not guilty of that count.