Media Consolidation Harms Communities

Media Consolidation Harms Communities

Posted April 26th, 2017 by seanm

FCC policy move harms North Coast
Absentee Ownership of "Local" TV Stations Consolidating

Following action by the Federal Communications Commission last week, Sinclair Broadcasting announced intent to purchase local TV stations in Eureka serving California's North Coast.

Access Humboldt's executive director Sean McLaughlin said, "From experience we know that consolidated absentee ownership reduces competition, threatens media localism and harms information diversity."