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From earlier today: thread unpacking today’s media ownership news https://t.co/T5Oozwwund4 days 8 hours ago
@BTSheartfingers But Congress also has an oversight role over the FCC, so it is always appropriate to call your rep… https://t.co/iFsn1GNqQE4 days 11 hours ago
@BTSheartfingers When the FCC considers a rule change there’s an opportunity for public comment. The comment perio… https://t.co/yBtYGMUIbe4 days 11 hours ago
Remember as well that media ownership impacts you even if you're not the kind of musician who'd likely end up playe… https://t.co/NhLijYEwjX4 days 14 hours ago
Remember, the FCC works for you--they're supposed to be looking out for competition, localism, and diversity. Citiz… https://t.co/HLXH599kmX4 days 14 hours ago
Now, there's another potential outcome here, and it depends on how long all of this takes. If for some reason, Pai… https://t.co/jdejvh43nF4 days 14 hours ago
If the third circuit doesn't give Pai what he wants, though, he could try to take the issue to the Supreme Court.… https://t.co/wjTck9UtgV4 days 14 hours ago
Now, just because Pai is trying this doesn't mean he'll be successful and that big broadcasters will get the deregu… https://t.co/0d6zE2r3Ok4 days 14 hours ago
Pai's request is for what's called an "en banc" review. The original case was heard by a 3 judge panel. Pai wants… https://t.co/hpWUMY1fof4 days 14 hours ago
The court ruling in September would have likely made the big broadcasters' plan for more consolidation impossible.… https://t.co/Sk7DNFeIuy4 days 14 hours ago
We don't like this plan, because it would mean more centralized control, less chances for diverse musicians to obta… https://t.co/7tl2lDXcdW4 days 15 hours ago
That meant that some changes that already happened would be reversed. But it also had big implications for current… https://t.co/Dp4dAEcIb94 days 15 hours ago
Groups representing community radio, media justice, civil rights and public interest perspectives kept suing the FC… https://t.co/JH39KPbeam4 days 15 hours ago
Four times now, courts have ruled that the FCC has failed to do their job and gather the necessary data about impac… https://t.co/X5DY51BDu54 days 15 hours ago
But when considering a change in the media ownership rules, the FCC is required to study the impacts on ownership d… https://t.co/xbb2YXzCIo4 days 15 hours ago
Every four years, the FCC is charged with considering whether some of its media ownership regulations serve the pub… https://t.co/vWZZidGpZB4 days 15 hours ago
Big news for anyone who cares about localism and diversity in media: the FCC is seeking an en banc rehearing that c… https://t.co/hxiE5CkUI24 days 15 hours ago
@johnmarknewman One of the threads it picks up is the old contention by music/culture writer Carl Wilson that there… https://t.co/qHWDAEZLVY4 days 19 hours ago
Grateful for NFCB’s efforts to resource truly local community radio stations that play truly local music you won’t… https://t.co/pqr3UviiMn5 days 11 hours ago
@MaxBurke @nathanisariot @jennpelly @thebafflermag Wrong Pelly — 5 days 11 hours ago