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. Free Press amplifies the public’s voice and pushes the FCC to listen to the people it’s supposed to represent.

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Press Releases

  • A Multibillion-Dollar Merger of AT&T and Time Warner Would Cost Customers Dearly

    October 22, 2016
    WASHINGTON — According to media reports, AT&T Inc. is negotiating to buy Time Warner Inc. in a merger that could be worth more than $85 billion. The deal would bring together one of the nation’s largest phone and internet providers with an entertainment media colossus that includes CNN, HBO, TBS, TNT and Warner Brothers studios, among other properties.
  • Free Press Praises FCC's Final Broadband-Privacy Proposal

    October 6, 2016
    WASHINGTON — On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission released key details on the broadband-privacy rules likely to come up for a vote at the agency’s Oct. 27 meeting. The proposal builds on the FCC’s 2015 decision to reclassify broadband access as a telecom service under Title II of the Communications Act.
  • Free Press and Other Groups Urge Court to Deny Request for Rehearing of Net Neutrality Case

    October 4, 2016
    WASHINGTON — On Monday, Free Press joined other open internet advocacy organizations and allies in filing a joint response with the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals supporting that court’s June 2016 decision to uphold the Federal Communications Commission’s Net Neutrality rules.
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