Media Alert: Democracy suffers when broadcast stations own many outlets in one market

Media consolidation reduces the number of voices and views available in towns and cities across the county. The FCC has rules about this but, “companies like Gannett, Nextar, Raycom, Sinclair and Tribune have set up shell corporations that they then sell some stations to –while maintaining control of much of the content and revenue” according to this Seattle Times editorial. To read more about this issue and how to act, click
http://blogs.seattletimes.com/opinionnw/2014/03/31/fcc-should-curb-media-consolidation-by-closing-jsa-loophole/

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