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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  • Appropriations Measures That Undermine Net Neutrality

    This resource illustrates why the anti-Net Neutrality provisions in the House Appropriations Committee's funding bill are so dangerous.

    June 26, 2015
  • Coalition Letter to House Appropriations Committee

    More than 60 public interest groups, tech companies, startups, innovators and investors urged the House Committee on Appropriations to remove anti-Net Neutrality provisions from a funding bill.

    June 16, 2015
  • Intervenors' Opposition to Motion for Stay of the Net Neutrality Order

    Free Press joined nearly two dozen advocacy groups and tech industry leaders to intervene in defense of the Federal Communications Commission's Net Neutrality order. The groups filed in opposition to the entrenched cable, telephone and wireless lobbying associations' motion for a stay of the FCC's landmark Feb. 26 decision.
     

    May 22, 2015
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