2012-12-06 20:56:19

Lawmakers pressure FCC to release secret text of media consolidation proposal

The Federal Communications Commission is delaying a vote on its proposal to allow more media consolidation, after a backlash from the public and some lawmakers. A group of Senate Democrats is now pressuring the agency to release the secret text of the rule, hold public hearings, and reject any plan that would hurt diversity in media ownership. On Capitol Hill, FSRN’s Alice Ollstein has more.

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