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Rules of engagement: FCC vote will affect your future

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen, president of the Pleasanton Weekly, on Oct 25, 2007

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin wants a vote in December to conclude the matter of media ownership rules. Overturning the current ownership rules would allow large media groups to get larger. When large media conglomerates are allowed to acquire more and more properties and consolidation occurs to maximize the monteary investment, we lose not only quality journalism but also the forum for diverse views and opinions.

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Jan 15, 2008 at 5:36 pm

Can somebody please explain the situation in more simple terms? I don't understand how my life is going to be affected. Gracias...