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Letter to the Senate Re: News Consolidation

As the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) prepares to launch a new proceeding designed unleash an unprecented level of consolidation in local newspapers and local broadcast television stations, we urge Congress to remind the Commission how important a variety of independent and locally owned sources of news and information are to our democracy.