Lawyer: FCC Shredded Study Unfriendly To Big Media

Ten years after Congress passed a law which led to ever-greater consolidation of America’s radio and TV stations by giant multinational corporations, a former FCC staffer is claiming that the regulatory agency suppressed a 2004 study which concluded that the consolidation was hurting the quality of local TV news. “The report, written in 2004, came to light during the Senate confirmation hearing for FCC Chairman Kevin Martin.”