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Opportunity to have input to the FCC on federal ad dollars for local news outlets

The FCC will hold a hearing this Monday in the information needs of communities. One issue is a proposal to change federal policy so that more federal advertising dollars go to local news outlets, including online community sites. A letter … Continue reading

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FCC’s Future of Media report — visualized

Tom Glaisyer at New America Foundation’s Media Policy Initiative (disclosure: Tom is an MPI colleague) assembled this Wordle visualization of the FCC’s Future of Media report #fccfom released Thursday. For the small, independent online news publisher, the words that appear … Continue reading

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The FCC report and ‘hyperlocal’

The Federal Communications Commission released today the 300+ page report “The Information Needs of Communities: The changing media landscape in a broadband age”. The report is an exhaustive overview of modern American media in traditional and emerging formats. The term … Continue reading

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