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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  • Big Telecom Wants a D.C. Circuit Net Neutrality Review. Here’s Why That’s Unlikely

    July 29, 2016

    The nation’s largest cable and telecom industry trade groups on Friday asked a federal court for a rare en banc review of last month’s decision upholding U.S. rules protecting Net Neutrality, the principle that all content on the internet should be equally accessible to consumers.

  • Republicans Attack the FCC Over Net Neutrality, Other Core Programs

    July 13, 2016

    “Republicans in Congress need to stop listening to phone and cable company lobbyists and abandon their assault on the open internet,” Matt Wood, policy director at the Free Press Action Fund.

  • Net Neutrality Advocates to FCC: Put the Kibosh on Internet Freebies

    June 29, 2016

    Representatives from Fight for the Future, the Center for Media Justice and Free Press hand-delivered a six-foot-tall package containing 100,000 letters of complaint to the Federal Communications Commission. They ask the agency to take action against AT&T, Comcast, T-Mobile and Verizon for violating the agency's Open Internet Order by offering so-called zero-rating service plans.

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people + policy = Positive Change for the Public Good