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Court Rejects Eased FCC Rules on Media Ownership

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Court Rejects Eased FCC Rules on Media Ownership

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Court Rejects Eased FCC Rules on Media Ownership

Court Rejects Eased FCC Rules on Media Ownership

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A federal court overturns FCC rules that would have loosened restrictions on how many media outlets a single corporation can own. The Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia orders the FCC to better explain why it decided to ease the ownership rules. Opponents of media consolidation welcome the ruling. Joel Rose of member station WHYY reports.

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