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

  • Five Regular People Explain Why They Support Net Neutrality

    Daily Dot
    November 21, 2014

    A massive downpour couldn’t prevent around 100 net neutrality supporters from congregating on the steps of San Francisco City Hall on Thursday night for Bay Area Speaks, an event organized by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Free Press to hear from Bay Area residents and activists about why they support an open Internet.

  • Stern Words for AT&T's Tantrum Over Broadband

    Daily News
    November 20, 2014

    If AT&T can't get its way, it'll just take its toys and go home.

    The company's chief executive, Randall Stephenson, told an investment conference last week that AT&T will stop work on expanding super-fast Internet access nationwide because of President Obama's push for more oversight of broadband networks.

  • How Has President Obama's New Position on Net Neutrality Changed the Debate?

    Your Call
    November 20, 2014

    Your Call features an interview with Free Press President and CEO Craig Aaron and former FCC Commissioner Michael Copps.

People + Policy

= Positive Change for the Public Good

people + policy = Positive Change for the Public Good