Media ownership study ordered destroyed

A former lawyer for the Federal Communications Commission has said the agency ordered the destruction of a 2004 draft working paper that examined the effect of corporate group ownership on local television news coverage. Adam Candeub, who was an attorney-advisor in the FCC's Media Bureau before joining the Michigan State University law faculty, told AP that high-ranking FCC officials directed staff members to destroy "every last piece" of the draft and that the project "was just stopped" afterward. More.

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Report Now Available....(was: Hopefully Someone..)

Copies of the report are now available (belatedly) here at the FCC's website.

In case the feds have a change of heart, Free Press has the report on its website here

Hopefully someone disobeyed..

And we'll see a copy at the Memory Hole, FAS or some other place that retrieves stuff from the shadows.

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