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Comcast-NBC Behemoth: What Will Obama Do About Media Consolidation?

The question -- as it always is -- will be which side is the administration on: its corporate donors or its campaign promises?

Last week on my weekday radio show on AM760 here in Colorado, I discussed the Comcast-NBC merger with Free Press executive director Josh Silver. As you can hear here, Josh makes clear that the Obama administration will now have to put up or shut up on its progressive rhetoric about media consolidation. And the question - as it always is - will be which side is the administration on - its corporate donors or its campaign promises?

David Sirota was the top spokesman for Democrats on the House Appropriations Committee. He is currently writing a book on the middle class economic squeeze for Crown Publishers. You can contact him at Davidsirota.com.
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