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MrBenchley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 12:52 PM
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Sign this petition for FCC hearings!!
Passing along this e-mail...please spread the word!!

Last year, Federal Communications Commissioner Chairman Michael Powell called for public hearings after millions of Americans decried his gutting of media ownership rules. Now he's a no-show, with a sudden "scheduling conflict" just one day before his official FCC hearing to listen to public concerns.
This is an outrage. At the last hearing in San Antonio, Texas, a rowdy crowd of hundreds gave Powell a lashing that lasted nearly 7 hours. Big Media representatives cracked under audience pressure. Powell was put to shame, and he's afraid it will happen again. Let's make sure it does.
Today we are launching a national campaign to gather 500,000 signatures demanding local FCC hearings in every state in America.

First, go to www.freepress.net/rules and sign the petition.

Second, pass this to your friends, your colleagues, everyone you know who wants local, skeptical, diverse and competitive media.

http://freepress.net/rules /
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Mojambo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 05:33 PM
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1. Done. Thanks for posting.
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