Genachowski Trying to Keep Media Ownership Review Quiet

Rules low priority at FCC

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The last thing Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski wants to talk about are the media ownership rules. With the exception of a fleeting mention of media ownership, Genachowski has said very little about the 2010 quadrennial review of the rules required by Congress.

But time is running out. If the FCC doesn't get to the rules soon, it will slam right into the election, making ownership rules an even more toxic political issue at the time when local politicians count most on their local media outlets.

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