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Senators propose ban on easing media-ownership rules.

By Amanda Terkel on March 5, 2008 at 7:42 pm

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Today, a bipartisan group of 14 senators introduced a bill “to stop regulators from easing media-ownership rules in the nation’s 20 largest cities.” The 32-year old ban — whose loosening is being pushed by Bush’s FCC chairman — is meant to “keep major media companies from monopolizing newspapers and broadcasters in their market.”

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