Plan Would Ease Limits On Media Owners

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Plan Would Ease Limits On Media Owners

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Oct 18 2007, 05:01 PM #1

“We shouldn’t be doing anything without having a credible process and nothing should be done to get in the way of Congressional oversight and more importantly, public oversight,” Mr. Copps said in a telephone interview from London. “We’ve got to have that public scrutiny. That was one of the big mistakes that Mr. Powell made, and he was taken to the woodshed by the Third Circuit. I fear it is déjà vu all over again.”

We're so f^cked. :angry:

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/18/busin ... nted=print
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Oct 18 2007, 06:00 PM #2

[url=http:///http://www.mediachannel.org/ownership/front.shtml#chart] Is Media Concentration A Crisis?[/url]


America is nominally a republic and free society, but in reality an empire and oligarchy, vaguely aware of its own oppression, within and without.
Richard M. Dolan
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