The FCC and Media Policy

The Federal Communications Commission is charged with overseeing and regulating our nation’s communications infrastructure. Though the FCC is supposed to serve the public interest, too often it favors corporate wish lists, particularly when it comes to reviewing mergers and writing Internet policy. Free Press amplifies the public’s voice through outreaches, blog posts, events, and official filings and pushes the FCC to listen to the people it’s supposed to represent.

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News from Around the Web

  • Net Neutrality Debate Comes to Bush Library in Panel Discussion

    The Eagle
    October 22, 2014

    FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai brought the Net Neutrality debate out of Washington, D.C., and into Texas with a special panel discussion on the hot-button issue Tuesday morning at the Bush Library’s Annenberg Presidential Conference Center. Members of Free Press held a demonstration beforehand.

  • Net Neutrality Supporters Rally Outside FCC Forum

    Fox 28
    October 21, 2014

    Changes could be coming for the way your Internet is regulated. The Federal Communications Commission held a forum in College Station on Tuesday to discuss the proposed regulations.

    Net Neutrality supporters lined up outside of the Hagler Auditorium beforehand to make their voices heard in protest of the FCC’s proposed rules for the Internet.

  • Nonprofit Organizations Rally on Campus in Favor of the Open Internet

    The Battalion
    October 21, 2014

    With the state of Internet governance in flux, Net Neutrality supporters marshalled in Aggieland. Members of Free Press, a nonprofit organization in favor of Net Neutrality, and Common Cause, a nonprofit organization lobbying for an open and accountable government, gathered outside of Hagler Auditorium at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center to peacefully urge the FCC to push for open Internet protections.

People + Policy

= Positive Change for the Public Good

people + policy = Positive Change for the Public Good