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Help Me Fight the Takeover of Our Media, Franken Says Over the Weekend

by Matthew L. Schafer In front of a crowd of 2,000 bloggers and citizen activists at Netroots Nation last week, Sen. Al Franken [D-MN] delivered an explosive speech about media consolidation, Net Neutrality and corporate influence over policy. “Now, corporations … Continue reading

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Truth in Advertising? Political Ads in 2010 Likely To Push Boundaries.

by Matthw L. Schafer Fresh off of the decision by the Supreme Court in Citizens United v. the Federal Elections Commission, where the Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision ruled, “If the First Amendment has any force, it prohibits Congress … Continue reading

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