Media Consolidation An Issue on Main street

A poll released by Media and Democracy Coalition reveals that the public sees media consolidation as a “problem.”

[Source: mediareform listserve at]
The Media and Democracy Coalition released a new poll that shows 70% of the public believes media consolidation is a problem, and a majority of the public supports keeping in place the newspaper-broadcast cross-ownership ban. The poll also shows the public's preference for local news sources, and a greater level of trust in local news sources, which are threatened by media consolidation.

You can read the results of the poll and a press release here at