FCC and media corporations refuse to give up

Posted by Mitchell - August 11, 2004 (entry 222)

In the face of a court defeat on June 24, 2004 which overturned the 2003 changes to media ownership rules, the FCC and corporate lobbyists are fighting back. And they're doing it in what strikes me as a crass manner.

The Tribune (along with Gannett) would rather go back to court than give up its illegal cross-ownership holdings. And the FCC is asking the courts to reconsider its limits on radio ownership, pretty please, pretty pretty please.

It's both annoying and inspiring that these people don't take no for an answer. If they don't take no for an answer, why should we?

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