For years local TV station conglomerates have used sneaky loopholes to evade federal limits on how much media one company can own. But there are hopeful signs that this practice is coming under increased scrutiny in Washington.
My parents are both small business owners, so I often look at current events through the lens of local economies and entrepreneurs. When a federal appeals court recently struck down the Net Neutrality rules, I was immediately concerned about the impact on businesses around the country.
Nonprofit online journalism site the Colorado Independent wants to cover the Statehouse in Denver — but a small committee of legacy media journalists and legislative leaders won’t let it. The committee’s behavior has important First Amendment implications and raises concerns for new journalism startups nationwide.