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Lobbyists Pressure to Keep Relaxed Media Ownership Rules

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Lobbyists Pressure to Keep Relaxed Media Ownership Rules

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Lobbyists Pressure to Keep Relaxed Media Ownership Rules

Lobbyists Pressure to Keep Relaxed Media Ownership Rules

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Big media companies ramp up lobbying efforts to preserve new, more lenient rules governing media ownership. The U.S. Senate, under pressure from constituents and other groups against more media consolidation, is expected to vote as early as this coming week to negate the new rules. NPR's Peter Overby reports.