Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Varadaraj Pai testifies in July in Congress. The FCC votes Nov. 16 on proposals to roll back ownership rules that were meant to support diverse voices in local media. Pai has said he wants to eliminate rules that, among other things, bar a company from owning both newspapers and TV stations in one market.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Varadaraj Pai testifies in July in Congress. The FCC votes Nov. 16 on proposals to roll back ownership rules that were meant to support diverse voices in local media. Pai has said he wants to eliminate rules that, among other things, bar a company from owning both newspapers and TV stations in one market. Ron Sachs/CNP TNS
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Varadaraj Pai testifies in July in Congress. The FCC votes Nov. 16 on proposals to roll back ownership rules that were meant to support diverse voices in local media. Pai has said he wants to eliminate rules that, among other things, bar a company from owning both newspapers and TV stations in one market. Ron Sachs/CNP TNS

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