FCC takes aim at media ownership rules

November 13, 2017

On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission will be voting to eliminate a number of restrictions on media ownership.

The rules on the chopping block include prohibitions against the common ownership of both a newspaper and broadcast station in the same market. The restrictions, which have been in place for more than 40 years, are aimed at ensuring that communities have access to a diverse set of news outlets.

Read more at: http://thehill.com/policy/technology/359826-week-ahead-in-tech-fcc-to-vote-on-eliminating-media-ownership-rules

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