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Friday, May 11, 2007

FCC X Files: Ann Toback Writers Guild of America

Ann Toback, Assistant Executive Director for the Writers Guild of America, gives remarks at the FCC hearing in Austin Texas in Sept 2006.  The FCC is currently looking at the rules on media ownership. These rules determine how many radio, TV and newspapers one company can own in one city. The Media companies want these rules relaxed so they can own more stations/newspapers in the same city.  Ms. Toback talks about the negative effects on newsrooms by the consolidation of television news stations. Ms. Toback cites examples in New York and Los Angeles. To file a complaint/comment on this issue with the FCC,  go to  

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