Should the FCC end a longstanding ban and allow one company to jointly own multiple media outlets (radio/ TV stations and daily newspaper) in the nation’s top 20 markets?
Alex Nogales | President of the National Hispanic Media Coalition
The FCC’s Chance to Promote Diverse Media Owners, and How It May Blow It
"When Latinos own the media, they open doors for other Latinos to tell their stories in their own authentic voices."
Bernie Lunzer | President of the Newspaper Guild
Consolidation Costs Jobs and Stifles Innovation
"The point of most consolidations is efficiency -- and that means fewer journalists, less content and less diversity in both content and staff."
Owen Youngman | Professor at Medill School of Journalism
The Case for Relaxing Cross-Ownership Laws
"We just had an election where Gov. Romney ran on an agenda of cutting tax rates for rich people and cutting benefits for Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. He lost."