politics

CACLV Responds to President’s Proposed Cuts to Agency’s Core Funding

The following is the release issued by Alan in response to Obama’s specific mention of “community action programs” in his State of the Union Address last night. The executive director of the Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley called…
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community action, economic crisis, legislation, politics, poverty

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The End of the Fairness Doctrine and the Rise of Meanness

When I started doing this work in December, 1980, the Federal Communication Commission had a very powerful tool for regulating comment on the airwaves called the Fairness Doctrine.  The rationale was that nobody can own the airwaves and, therefore, those…
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community action, legislation, media coverage, politics

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