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Coverage of Protest Rally at FCC headquarters in Washington DC

by a concerned citizen Sunday, Mar. 24, 2002 at 10:57 PM

"The night after I was sworn in, I waited for a visit from the angel of the public interest. I waited all night, but she did not come." - FCC Chairman Michael Powell

Angels of Public Interest Descend on the FCC!

Watch This Video ~ Photos ~ Radio Report ~ From FCC Protest
~ Dee Dee Watch This Video ~ Warcry Down an MP3 of This Audio


Pre-Protest Background Information:


Bob McChesney on FCC & the Courts (requires real one/real player) - CounterSpin - March 1 - 8, 2002

Listen to an indy radio audio report on this event (requires real one/ real player)

Download an MP3 of this indy radio audio here


Analysis and Further information

More info on this event from the Media Tank web site.

More info on this from Media Channel web site.

Media Ownership Chart from Media Channel

Background Articles

Big Media, Little Media - The Nation - March 18, 2002

Be a Billionaire for More Media Mergers - support the FCC on 3/22! - NYC Billionaires for Bush & Bloomberg March 6, 2002

Who Will Tame the Media Monster - Alternet.org & Hartford Advocate, Feb 28, 2002

Media "Angels" to Descend on FCC - Alternet.org - Feb 28, 2002

Only One Source for News Hurts All - CommonDreams.org & Madison Capital Times, Feb 26, 2002

Media Giants Have a Pal at the FCC - CommonDreams.org & Newsday, Jan 25, 2001


Background Articles from Mainstream & Business Press

D.C. Tells Media Titans: Just Deal - Fortune - March 18, 2002 issue

FCC shields cable Internet firms - MSNBC.com - March 14, 2002

High-speed ISPs to see less regulation - News.com - March 14, 2002

The FCC's Powell on Broadband Rules - Business Week, Feb 22, 2002

Appellate Court Eases Limitations for Media Giants - NY Times, Feb 20, 2002

Let The Mergers Begin - Forbes - Feb 20, 2002

FCC chief Powell believes in free market - USA Today, Feb 2, 2002


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