Congress to Big Media: Not so fast
July 23, 2003 11:08 AM   Subscribe

Congress to Big Media: Not so fast Debate in Congress is shifting as grassroots organizers put pressure on to override FCC ownership rule changes. Not that Fox is looking to buy MeFi anytime soon, but still, who wants to repeat what happened in Minot?
posted by drywall (6 comments total)
This link might work a little better -- what happened in Minot.
posted by chuq at 11:12 AM on July 23, 2003

S.J.RES.17 and H.AMDT.289, as referenced in the linked article.
posted by MrMoonPie at 11:49 AM on July 23, 2003

Sorry for the bum link. I am a horrible person.
posted by drywall at 11:55 AM on July 23, 2003

House votes to block expanded FCC limits on TV station ownership
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Wednesday to prevent federal
regulators from letting individual broadcast companies own
television stations serving nearly half the national TV market,
ignoring the preferences of its own Republican leaders and a Bush administration veto threat.
posted by CunningLinguist at 12:35 PM on July 23, 2003

The amended text of the Commerce Appropriations bill, as passed today, is not yet available.
posted by MrMoonPie at 12:48 PM on July 23, 2003

Exactly, CunningLinguist:
Bush Threatens Veto on Congress's Media-Ownership Cap
posted by NortonDC at 1:38 PM on July 23, 2003

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