Posted by Darkside on May 04, 2011 at 11:29:38:
Some seem to be a bit upset!
From All Access
Former FCC General Counsel ERWIN KRASNOW is calling for the end of the concept of "public ownership of the airwaves." In an opinion piece released by the MEDIA INSTITUTE, KRASNOW, noting the 50th anniversary of then-FCC Chairman NEWTON MINOW's "vast wasteland" speech and current FCC Commissioner MICHAEL COPPS' similar disdain for how broadcasters approach public service programming, KRASNOW, quoting AYN RAND and Justice WILLIAM O. DOUGLAS, charges that the idea that the public is owed anything for the use of airwaves is "absurd."
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