Former FCC Commissioner Blames Himself for Approving Mergers that Ruined Journalism
Posted: 2/17/2014  |  By: Mathew Ingram | GigaOM
Confessional letters from former FCC commissioners are fairly rare at the best of times, but it’s even more unusual to get one from a former regulator who blames himself for some of the damage that has been done to the media industry in the United States via mega-mergers. That’s pretty much what former commissioner Michael J. Copps does in an open letter he wrote that was published at the Columbia Journalism Review site on Thursday.