Pai’s Big-Media Handout Won’t Help Communities

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By Dana Floberg, Free Press FCC Chairman Ajit Pai claimed in a New York Times Op-Ed Thursday that his ill-conceived plans to overhaul media-ownership rules are in fact a long-overdue move to rescue the struggling newspaper industry. The chairman’s piece is rife with lies of omission that render...
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The Government Should Block the AT&T-Time Warner Deal — But Not Because Trump Hates CNN

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By Timothy Karr, Free Press AT&T’s plan to take over Time Warner has hit a snag at the Justice Department. According to press reports, top DoJ officials have told AT&T executives that they may need to divest Time Warner’s Turner Networks — including CNN — for the regulator to approve......
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McCain, Flake, Pence and Trump: Wall Street Collaborators

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By Lisa Gilbert, Public Citizen On Oct. 24, U.S. Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Vice President Mike Pence voted to help Wall Street steal from Main Street consumers. At issue was whether customers who have been ripped off or scammed by a bank, credit card company...
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