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Media Minutes: June 17, 2011

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 06/16/2011 - 22:26
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Stevie Converse and Candace Clement

The FCC released its 450-page assessment on the future of media. Unfortunately, many the report’s recommendations around localism, media consolidation and transparency are contradictory to its analysis. And Sonic’s new 1 Gbps fiber broadband connection with two phone lines for $70 is sure to shake up the broadband market in Sonoma County.

Media Minutes: June 11, 2010

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 06/10/2010 - 21:25
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Stevie Converse & Candace Clement

Rep. Maxine Waters made it clear to Comcast and NBC that the proposed merger of the two companies should not simply be rubber-stamped. And online newspaper San Francisco Public Press is about to launch its first print edition with the help of more than 50 journalists and other nonprofit groups.