FCC’s Starks Calls For ‘Diverse Ownership’ In George Floyd Statement


FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks has spoken out on nationwide protests in response to racial injustice and the murder of African American George Floyd on Memorial Day in Minneapolis by committing himself to furthering diversity in media ownership.

The comment comes just one day after Republican Commissioner Brendan Carr noted in a fireside chat with Cooley LLP partner Robert McDowell, himself a former Commissioner, that further deregulation of radio industry ownership rules was needed to help save the medium.

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