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Saturday, June 26, 2004
 

And FCC hammered on media concentration...


I mentioned the Prometheus Radio Project case on April 14.

In the event, the opponents of the FCC's proposed new rules on media concentration won the day (WaPo June 25). The piece says that
Powell...had seen past media ownership rules tossed out by courts for being based on flimsy data and reasoning.

Last year's rules were evidently supposed to fully evidenced.

Powell argues that, without his new rules, further concentration may be harder to avoid - though he would say that, wouldn't he?

The Third Circuit opinions are dated June 24. All 213 pages...


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