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Saturday, October 27, 2007

FCC to announce final media ownership hearing in Seattle

From Reclaim the Media:
FCC Chairman Kevin Martin plans to hold the last of six official public hearings on media ownership rules in Seattle, before rushing the agency's 18-month long consideration of the rules to a fast-tracked conclusion by mid-December. The hearing will be the only chance for Northwest residents to weigh in on proposals that would allow giant media companies to grow even more concentrated. While Martin had proposed holding a Seattle hearing on Nov. 2--less than one week away--no date has been officially announced. Beginning next Wednesday, Reclaim the Media will provide testimony workshops for anyone wishing to testify at the Seattle FCC hearing, or to learn more about media ownership issues.

Reclaim the Media workshops:
Mon 10/29 7-9pm: Beacon Hill Library (2821 Beacon Ave S., 36/38/60 bus)
Mon 10/29 7-9pm: SCAN-TV (125 N 98th St, 358 Aurora bus)
Thurs 11/1 6pm-8pm: Cal Anderson Park (1635 11th Ave, 9/10/11 bus)

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