Disaster and De-Regulation

Saturday, October 20, 2001

For decades, major broadcasters have lobbied to end FCC regulations limiting a media company’s size and market coverage. Now at least one corporation has found a pretext to push for more deregulation. Viacom president Mel Karmazin recently suggested that the first war of the 21st century had a “silver lining” for big media. Bob speaks to Jeffrey Chester, the executive director of the Center for Digital Democracy in Washington

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