mediageek 11-4-05 mp3: What’s In Store for Telecom and Media in 2006

On Oct. 31 the FCC approved the mergers of SBC with AT&T and Verizon with MCI. Some of the issues that cropped up with these mergers are also on the table for a massive rewrite of telecommunications law with the upcoming Telecommunications Act of 2006. Marc Cooper of the Consumers Federation tells us more about what we can expect, and what we should look out for.

We’ll also hear an encore of an interview with Aaron Glantz, an independent, unembedded reporter who filed reports for Pacifica radio from Iraq after the fall of Saddam Hussein.


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