October 17, 2007

FCC Head: "What We Need is More Media Consolidation!"

Greetings. Here we go again. FCC Chairman Kevin Martin wants to move in the next couple of months to loosen restrictions on media ownership. When the previous chairman, Michael K. Powell, tried this several years ago, it bounced back in the Commission's face from the courts.

I've gotta admit it, I just can't get worked up with sympathy for the giant media companies' claimed desperate needs to get even bigger than they are now. For some stubborn reason, I keep thinking that we should be moving in exactly the opposite direction!

I guess I just can't see the big picture. Or perhaps I just don't really understand the true dimensions of world class greed in action.


Posted by Lauren at October 17, 2007 09:27 PM | Permalink
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