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Media Ownership

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Media Ownership

Media Ownership

Media Ownership

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The FCC is about to act on a plan that could overhaul the rules on media ownership. Critics complain that a few corporations could dominate radio, TV and newspapers. Others point to the diversity on cable, satellites and the Internet, and say it's a new world.

Guests:

Rick Karr
*NPR Culture, Media, and Technology Correspondent

Randy May
*Senior fellow and director of communications policy studies
*Progress and Freedom Foundation

Andy Schwartzman
*President and CEO
*Media Access Project

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