How and when the media got put on a short corporate leash? When we had an activist FCC, it was understood that the airwaves were being leased from the public and that the public had to be served. How far we have come.
On today’s show, guest is Victor Pickard, assistant professor at the Annenberg School for Communication at U of Pennsylvania, whose brand new book is America’s Battle for Media Democracy. If information is a commodity, can there be democracy? Luckily, Pickard sees real opportunity to take back public control of the airwaves and the internet.

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