Free Press just placed this help wanted ad in four major Washington publications.
Vote for your top qualifications and help America get the right person for the job.
The American public is inviting applications for the position of chair of the Federal Communications Commission. We seek a dynamic candidate who will champion the public interest at a time of hope and transformation for our national media.
Check the top three qualifications you most want for the FCC chair and then submit your vote to see the results:
The successful FCC chair would:Please make up to 3 selections from the choices below.
Increase licenses for low-power FM stations nationwideOffer more radio and TV licenses to women and minoritiesProtect an open Internet by enforcing Net NeutralityCreate open access standards for mobile phone networksUse federal programs like the Universal Service Fund to deliver
broadband to rural communitiesOpen more public airwaves to high-speed Internet accessFoster more competition among wired and wireless Internet service providersStop propaganda, fake news and radio payolaEncourage access to more diverse and independent content on cable networksBreak up media conglomerates and return stations to local control
Discuss other priorities you would like to see represented at the Help Wanted Ad blog post here.
Go here to vote: Free Press: Wanted, FCC Chair
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