Copps Rallies for Cause

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He’s baaack! Michael Copps, the FCC’s most fiery
critic of consolidation, has been charged with reenergizing
Common Cause’s pushback against media

Armed with $500,000 in funding, most of it
from the Ford Foundation, Copps’ efforts will include
talking up editorial boards and holding events
across the country, probably on a monthly basis,
starting in the fourth quarter, according to Common
Cause president Bob Edgar.

Copps will be working both in Washington, D.C.,
and with Common Cause’s 35 chapters across the