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The Black Agenda Report has produced a wonderful synopsis of  events regarding the doling out of  digital TV channels to big media, thereby leaving out everyone else.  Is there any hope the next election season will be better?  What are we going to do about this? 

Big Media Steals 5,100 Digital TV Channels

Wednesday, 30 July 2008

by BAR executive editor Glen Ford

“Acting as agents of the broadcasting industry, Congress awarded the already filthy rich a digital TV bonanza valued at $80 billion.”



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Right on time, the FEC has published John McCain’s campaign finances through 6/30/08.  If you want to see the number of individual contributions from donors who have met the $200 itemization threshold, click their page link on “Individual Contributions”. Neither Clinton, nor Obama’s reports have been published yet for the same period.

Page five of this report gives the schedule and even points out the weekend date of the 20th is still the due date. McCain and Obama recently promised openness and transparency in campaign financing. Democrats – where is that darn ball?


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