Can we stop media monopoly?


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By Tim Redmond

With Clint Reilly's case against the Bay Area's newspaper barons heading for a trial that will start April 30, it's interesting to note that there's actually a bill in Congress to limit media ownership.

I suspect this isn't going anywhere soon -- the nation's political leaders are notorious for their refusal to take on the monopolists -- but it's on the agenda and won't go away.