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A Time for “No!”

Presented in partnership with the Benton Foundation How much more do regulators need to know before they understand that the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger is bad news all around?  It’s bad for consumers, competition, and our very democracy.  Everywhere I go I hear people complaining about spiraling cable bills and poor customer service.  They tell […]

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Seeing Issues Whole

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) deals with a wide universe of issues.

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A dollop of good news from the FCC

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced Thursday that it is backing away from further relaxation of its media cross-ownership rules. Previous FCC Chairmen have proposed doing away with regulations that prevent a single broadcaster or publisher from dominating the local media. Common Cause opposes any relaxation of these common-sense rules that promote localism and diversity; […]

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No to Comcast-Time Warner Merger

Common Cause California Board member Norman Kline sent this letter to the San Jose Mercury News:

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Dollarocracy

Let me introduce you to John Nichols, acclaimed journalist and author of Dollarocracy: How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America. John is teaming up with Common Cause Massachusetts in Cambridge on March 10 at 5:30 pm to discuss the problems plaguing our democracy and to help us raise money to fix them. It’s sure to […]

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