Free Press’s Craig Aaron discusses the challenges the Obama administration and corporations are posing to a free press and a free Internet. Continue reading
Think you know who’s really controlling what you see and hear in the media? Think again. In a political fight worthy of a great drama, media moguls and their lobbyists are making a power play to control and profit from the public airwaves while ignoring the public interest. The FCC is currently considering relaxing media ownership rules in top markets — a move that would allow Big Media, including News Corp, to monopolize print and broadcast media in key markets, controlling local news messages and limiting diversity in American media.