Lawmakers push FCC for diversity in merger deals
August 4, 2014
Dozens of lawmakers are pushing the Federal Communications Commission to make sure that multibillion-dollar media mergers include measures to boost opportunities for women and minorities. In a letter led by Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), 51 lawmakers including members of the Congressional Black Caucus told the FCC to prioritize diversity as it reviews planned mergers between Comcast and Time Warner Cable as well as AT&T and DirecTV.
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