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1934 Federal Communications Commission created by the Communications Act of 1934 to regulate interstate communications that run over radio, television, wire, satellite, or cable.

The Communications Act of 1934 was designed to spread corporate media ownership over many competing business entites to assure service, to create competition in the marketplace and to support democracy by insuring that many points of view would be heard.

1950's Majority of the American corporate media - television stations, radio stations, film studios, magazine publishers, newspaper publishers, book publishers, advertising agencies - are owned by more than 1,500 corporations.

1981 Media outlets consolidated to fifty corporations.

Restrictions on children's advertising lifted. This reflects the supply side unfettered market economic theories of the Chicago School of Economics - market solutions trump regulatory solutions.

1990's 40 independent production companies.

1995 FCC allows networks for the first time to own the programs they broadcast.

1996 Congress passes the Telecommunications Reform Act, which amends the Communications Act of 1934 and drastically reduced the restrictions placed upon corporate media ownership. The public plays no role in its passage and it receives virtually no news coverage.

2002 Federal appeals court demands that the FCC provide compelling and even overwhelming evidence to justify keeping current corporate media ownership rules intact.

The FCC had conducted biennial reviews of the mass media ownership rules in 1998 and 2000, and determined the ownership rules should remain in place.The FCC then developed justification for relaxing corporate media ownership rules and classified those justifications as official secrets.

2003 May 8 Citizens unaffiliated with a self-interested corporation or trade organization submit 9,065 statements on corporate media ownership. Eleven (11) support the proposed changes.

June 2 FCC votes 3-2 to relax the rules on corporate media ownership. The changes were:

1. revised the local television multiple ownership rule;
2. modified the local radio ownership rule by revising the local radio marketplace definition;
3. raised the national television ownership limit from 35% to 45%;
4. retained the dual network rule; and
5. developed a single set of cross media limits to replace both the radio / television cross-ownership rule and the newspaper / broadcast cross-ownership rule.

These new rules are specifically designed to concentrate corporate media ownership under the control of a handful of corporations!!!

September 4 federal judge blocks FCC corporate media ownership rules.

2004 Appeals court blocks implementation of new FCC rules that would have allowed for greater media consolidation.

2005 Six corporate media conglomerates control over 90 % of the media outlets in America.

2007 FCC Chair Kevin Martin proposes new rules to allow for greater media consolidation. No independent production companies exist.

FCC adopted proposals by Kevin Martin to loosen a 32-year-old restriction on monopolizing news that has prevented a corporation from owning both a newspaper and a television or radio station in the same city.

2009 FCC slaps more than 660 small telecommunications companies with a total of $13.3 million in fines for failing to certify that they're keeping their customer information safe while shielding behemoth telecommunications corporations in the facilitation of the wiretapping of ALL telecommunications by the National Security Agency (NSA).
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