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.


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

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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