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.

Blog Posts

  • Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You: The Internet Slowdown Is Coming …

    August 29, 2014
    If you’re reading this you probably already know that the fight for Net Neutrality is coming to a head. So here’s the deal: September will be epic, and it all starts with the Internet Slowdown.
  • Net Neutrality Activists Take the Senate by Storm

    August 29, 2014
    The partisan bickering on Capitol Hill can turn the most wide-eyed idealist into a disillusioned crank. But progress is possible even in this era of legislative gridlock. That’s why Free Press Action Fund members meet with their elected officials: to effect change.
  • Public to FCC: Stop the Merger

    August 27, 2014
    This week, tens of thousands of people — along with dozens of public interest organizations, media companies, and competitive telecom providers — spoke out against the kind of trouble we can expect if Comcast is allowed to merge with Time Warner Cable.
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