The Comcast-Time Warner Deal is Officially Off, Civil Rights Groups Applaud : Media Action Grassroots Network
Waylan Choy stashed this in GTFOH (Severance, Dismissal, Ousting, Exile)
Stashed in: Comcast
Over one million comments were submitted to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) explaining why this deal would be detrimental for people of color and poor people. In particular, Latino leaders raised concerns that a merger would give Comcast a monopoly over Latino cable subscribers.
The collapse of the Comcast-Time Warner merger comes on the heels of a decision by the FCC to pass the strongest network neutrality rules ever proposed. Together, these two victories represent the big impact of a little known movement for media justice.
Yeah, wow, two good results in a row!