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  1. The FCC should require directory-level and file level tagging of content like is already recognized internationally for the robots.txt.

    All [sic] "Internet" is already a radio broadcast if made accessible to the unauthenticated and is illegal per 18 U.S.C. §1464. Browsers should be required to access only content tagged as suitable for the authenticated user. See facebook.com/robots.txt to see this done already. Browser histories should not be deletable for 30 days.

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          • Ending Discrimination in Employment

            We should fight to end discrimination in employment, especially on the basis of local origin and disability.

            I was born and raised in the St. Louis area, and was trained for the broadcast business at St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley. I worked exclusively in St. Louis from 1992 until 2009. During my searches for broadcast employment, I ran into resistance from corporate owners because of my origin. I do not like the policies corporate owners have against air talent that was born, raised and trained for the business in which a certain station is located in; in other…

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                • Right to self-defense in the media

                  Require media outlets to provide all those criticized the opportunity to request time to defend their character, reputation, or ideas - in the same medium at a prime time hour - and be given adequate time to make their case. In other words, make it possible to counter bad speech and ideas with good speech and ideas - and let the audience have access to a wider range of debate. Once they hear the whole case pro and con one trusts they will be able to be more discerning about true and false information and bad and good arguments.

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                  • Unbias News, No Ratings for News and Break up of media conglomrates

                    The news stations that cater toward a certian audience like Fox and CNN should at the begining of the programs tell the viewes that their information is for the audience. There should also be stations that report the news straight up with no slants, no ratings so they won't having to worry about enteraining anyone. Also these media conglomrates owning all the media makes only let a few voices heard and their information in some way protects or uplifts the company they own. There should be a group that regulates news that comes off as objective and check the sources…

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                      • Make public who determines if a new event/item can break in/interrupt a broadcast.

                        Make public who determines if a new event/item can break in or interrupt a broadcast.

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