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Sen. Franken rips into Comcast CEO by Josh Silver

Franken makes CEO look like a tool from Consumerist

CEO argues rules protect customers, lawyers argue rules unconstitutional

Jeff Zucker lies to Congress from TechDirt

NBC caught lying to Congress from Public Knowledge

Boxee responds to Jeff Zucker to set the record straight

Op-ed: Don’t let Comcast & NBC merge into a conglomerate

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Institutional integrity and the path to a better democracy by Lawrence Lessig

Lobbyists get potent weapon in campaign finance ruling from NY Times

3 Facebook settings every user should check right now by Sarah Perez

Football player Tim Tebow on what should happen in your womb from Alternet

Jammie Thomas fee reduced from $80,000 to $2250 per song from TechDirt

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Losing the Internet as we know it by Megan Tady  CLICK HERE TO FILE NOW!

TOP STORIES

Tell PBS: Don’t abandon hard-hitting journalism from FAIR

White Power USA: The rise of right-wing militias from Democracy Now!

64 new food rules for better health by Michael Pollan

Cops can arrest you for filming them & Police fight cellphone recordings

POLITICS

Obama received $20m from healthcare industry during 2008 campaign

Senator Russ Feingold wary of approaching campaign finance ruling

Lobbyists aided Alaska senator in writing EPA limits bill from McClatchy

Why ACTA negotiations are secret from Slashdot

ECONOMY

Wall Street will be back for more by Chris Hedges

Unemployment: The 2010 time bomb by John Nichols

LISTEN- Matt Taibbi and RFK Jr. on Obama’s sellout to Wall Street

There’s plenty of good news, will the US ever hear it? by David Swanson

THE MEDIA

The fundamental unreliability of America’s media by Glenn Greenwald

Study: Watching TV shortens your life span from LA Times

Your guide to cutting the cord to cable TV from MediaShift

Fox News finally signs up Sarah Palin as commentator from Indecision Forever

AT&T consultant conjures evidence Obama is soft on net neutrality by Tim Karr

Google stops hosting AP News from TechDirt

Radio royalty fight heats up in DC from Forbes

Arbitron CEO resigns after questionable testimony to Congress

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Vodpod videos no longer available.

Andy Worthington: The human cost of Guantanamo from Truthout

TOP 4
Supreme Court tosses out ruling to release torture photos

Spitzer on Democracy Now: Geithner, Bernanke ‘complicit’

Dubya and Blair ‘misled public’ ‘could end up on trial’

New white house press pool rotation sparks debate from Politico

PROTESTS AROUND THE GLOBE

20,000 climate activists march through London

Tens of thousands march against Silvio Berlusconi in Rome

Martial law returns ahead of rebellion in Philippines

Arrests mark Greek riot anniversary

Iran bans foreign media, Cut Tehran web access as student rally nears

Zelaya supporters end 5 months of daily protests in Honduras

Gaza Freedom March less than one month away

U of Wisconsin protesters want Karl Rove on trial

TECHNOLOGY HEADLINES

Ode to books, why e-books will never replace them from Geek Dad

Administration fears public scrutiny would scuttle IP treaty talks

ALA submits comments on FCC broadband plan

PEG channels’ new best friend: Comcast? from Multichannel News

Comcast NBC: Donor interests vs. key Obama principles

Comcast rated 10 on Harold Feld’s association scale

The rise and fall of MySpace from Financial Times

TV exec upset daughter wants no TV at college from Techdirt

The myth of broadband hogs

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Radio Tower at Prometheus Radio barnraising

LPFM: Senate Commerce Committee unanimous on Local Community Radio Act

LPFM: FCC shuts down folksy station in Stayton, OR

Protesting students barricade doors at UCLA

Senate Judiciary Committee fails to approve shield law bill from Variety

Former Dubya spokesperson Dana Perino named to Broadcast Board of Governors

Smart grids drag utilities into the swamp of online privacy from Ars Technica

Kicking people off the web not enough in S. Korea from TechDirt

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Chronic case of denial

Pentagon used psyops on US public from Raw Story

Musicians demand info on their music used for torture

AT&T staff told to complain about net neutrality to FCC

Oops: Sequoia reveals e-voting code from Tech Dirt

Rep. Polis narrowly avoids net neutrality disaster

Broadband stimulus has failed to date from App Rising

Rachel Maddow challenges Liz Cheney: be on my show

New public media models examined from Media Shift

Infinite Dial calls Absolute Radio UK ‘most innovative in the world’

First public white spaces broadband network trial launch in Virginia: 1 2

FBI can continue to gag recipient of National Security Letter

Propaganda now on sale at AT&T store from Public Knowledge

AT&T boss asks employees to fake it from Save the Internet

Over 200,000 calls to Congress in favor of health reform in 1 day

Google partners with iLike and Lala for new music service

Pentagon instructs officials to cancel nonexistent ACORN contracts

Adam Carolla podcast credited for new radio content trend

Denver Westword hiring marijuana critic is national news!

Medical marijuana applicants in Colorado increasing

Hemp: Legalize it and I will industrialize it from Huff Po

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Interview: Medea Benjamin talks Afghan trip with Scott Horton

Democrats protecting Bush-era criminal activities by Glenn Greenwald

Sibel Edmonds bombshell buried in the blogosphere? from Antiwar Radio

Spending bill would block release of torture photos from Truthout

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