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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The battle over the FCC's proposed changes in media ownership rules examined; scenes shown of a demonstration; details given about the left-right coalition against expanding ownership rules favorable to media titans. [PROTESTER - calls the proposed changes "bad news."] [Parents Television Council Brent BOZELL, Entrecom Radio CEO David FIELD, FCC chairman Michael POWELL, Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Wade HENDERSON, FCC commissioner Jonathan ADELSTEIN- offer views on the media ownership issue.]
(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with the Libertarian Cato Inst.'s Adam Thierer, who is in favor of the ownership changes. [From Washington, THIERER - says there is more diversity in the media marketplace; opposes government rules preventing ownership; states the FCC will vote to loosen the caps & the question becomes what will happen in the courts, which have struck down these rules on First Amendment grounds.]
- Brown, Aaron
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