Fixing Facebook Won’t Be Easy … For A Former FCC Head


On April 20, Bloomberg View columnist Michael R. Strain penned an intriguing column about one of the biggest reasons why print media is comatose and why local radio dollars are more challenged than ever: Facebook.

He writes: Many agree that Facebook needs to make some changes. But those changes are a lot more complicated than the public conversation suggests.

Four days later, on April 24, Facebook put a new face in front of its Capitol Hill goals and objectives to help rev the change engines that the digital and social media giant so desperately needs to keep it financially successful and socially relevant in the years to come. Succeeding Erin Egan as interim vice president of U.S. public policy is the man who was Chairman of the FCC from 2005 to 2009.

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