Take that!

Posted by Mitchell - September 3, 2003 (entry 83)

http://www.chicagomediaaction.org/intranet/blog-edit.php?id=83 This notice came across the wire:

Judges Temporarily Stay New FCC Ownership Rules

Wed September 3, 2003 05:13 PM ET

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - A federal judicial panel on Wednesday temporarily blocked the Federal Communications Commission's new media ownership rules from taking effect as scheduled on Thursday.

In a blow to the Republican-led FCC, the three-judge panel of the Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia issued a stay order preventing the regulatory agency from loosening ownership rules on local television and radio stations pending further proceedings.

Read the full article here

Just so everyone knows: We're not cancelling the rally on September 4, though we might turn this into a celebration rather than a condemnation. Oh, yeah!

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