Today's Wall Street Journal reports: "The Federal Communications Commission is planning to make sweeping changes to media-ownership rules next month, eliminating or scaling back longstanding limits on local ownership of TV stations and newspapers, its chairman said Wednesday."
While the country goes through a series of social, moral, and normative struggles, this is one to watch. I'll leave the attribution of causality to social scientists, but the laws that influence how communities gather, assess, and broadcast news have never been more critical.
As an attorney focusing on how laws create our built, business, and cultural environments, I'll be checking in on this. As a person living in the mediaverse those laws create, you should, too.