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FCC Commissioner Concerned About ‘Retribution’

FCC Commissioner Concerned About 'Retribution'

Commissioner Michael Copps wants the FCC to set up a special procedure to fight what he called retribution against those who testify against media consolidation.
“It has been a revelation to me that there are media professionals with strong feelings about the downsides of consolidation for the American people, who are afraid to speak for fear of retribution,” he said in a speech at Fordham University.
“I hear privately that speaking out on this issue would cost many people their careers.”
He said he is working with the other commissioners on an anonymous testimony procedure.