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Monday, February 16, 2009

Acting FCC Chair Sees Government Role in Pushing ‘Media Diversity’

This should scare the living daylights out of you.

( – Acting Federal Communications Commission Chairman Michael Copps says he doesn’t support bringing back the controversial Fairness Doctrine, but he does think government has a role in enforcing media “diversity.”

That role includes re-examining licensing and other regulations for radio stations -- including AM stations dominated by talk radio -- to make them “more reflective” of public interests. (Full story at CNSNews)

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