“We’re going to let you consolidate further than anyone had imagined”

The Trump Administration, through Ajit Pai, the new FCC Chair, is prepping to toss out most if not all rules limiting the number of media outlets that one company can control in any one local market, and across the nation.  Those rules were instituted to make sure there were multiple and diverse viewpoints available to the public, something the President agitates for — and Tweets about — regularly.

“We’re going to let you consolidate further than anyone had imagined,” said Richard Greenfield, a media analyst at BTIG, referring to Big Media.

If the Trump Administration is sincere about wanting more and different voices heard from those of the mainstream media, they may want to rethink this.

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