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photoThe FCC plans to sharply relax its rules on media ownership - a move which would enable increased cross-ownership of media outlets. But critics say the move threatens the diversity of ideas, news, and analysis that is so central to American democracy.


Michael Copps, FCC Commissioner

John Nichols, Political writer for The Nation and co-author of "Our Media, Not Theirs: The Democratic Struggle Against Corporate Media"

Brian Weimer, attorney for Skadden, Arps, representing Fox, CBS, and NBC

This program aired on January 28, 2003.

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