The FCC opened a new proceeding for public comment on restoring its authority to regulate broadband providers, but have been holding secret meetings with phone and cable companies to discuss a legislative compromise. And public interest and consumer groups filed a petition to deny the Comcast-NBC merger.
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The Olympic Resistance Network has called for a convergence to protest the Vancouver Winter Olympics. This video explains some the reasons why these activists have organized the first ever anti-Olympic summit.
The Local Community Radio Act of 2009, just introduced in Congress, could dramatically alter the radio landscape. And it’s been a bad couple of weeks for newspapers, but the most devastating blow was the closing of the 150-year-old Rocky Mountain News.
Local Radio Ready to Make a Comeback