[acid-jazz] Stop Media Monopoly

From: Peter Nicholson (bournik_at_svn.net)
Date: 2003-09-08 21:46:22

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    if you think there's nothing good on the radio now, just wait until the
    FCC (otherwise know as Federal Clear Channel) gets its way. Here's a
    chance to stop it - it took me all of 90 seconds to try and make a

    Dear friend,

    If you're concerned about a few big companies controlling our country's
    access to news, information, and entertainment, please join me in
    letting Congress know now.

    Later this week or early next week, the Senate will likely take up its
    last major vote on media reform, and it'll be very close. After a
    grassroots groundswell tipped the balance toward rolling back the FCC
    rule change that would allow greater media concentration, lobbyists
    from big media conglomerates have been working around the clock to tip
    it back.

    On Wednesday, MoveOn.org will be holding a crucial press conference
    with Senator Dorgan (D-ND) and Senator Snowe (R-ME) and groups across
    the political spectrum to highlight the broad opposition to the FCC
    rule change. MoveOn needs to show that over 100,000 people have
    voiced their demand that the Senate vote to roll back the rule
    change. Please help us reach 100,000 signers by this Wednesday --
    you can join me in signing at:


    Together, we can make sure that America's media is diverse,
    competitive, and balanced.