Submitted by Diane Farsetta on
Do you want more quality journalism? Are you concerned about the consolidation of media ownership? Is your community fairly represented in the media? Tell the U.S. Federal Communications Commission directly, at the "Town Meeting on the Future of Media" in Milwaukee! The Center for Media and Democracy is co-sponsoring the September 7 event, at which members of the public will share media concerns with FCC Commissioners Copps and Adelstein. See our website or Free Press' website for more information. At a similar hearing in Los Angeles this week, FCC Commissioners heard from people concerned "that the consolidation of station ownership had led to a pronounced decline in in-depth news reporting, diversity of viewpoints and quality children's programming," and from Hispanic community members concerned about media labor practices and racist radio programming, reports the LA Times.