FCC To Stimulate More Media Consolidation “On Its Own Accord”

FCC To Stimulate More Media Consolidation “On Its Own Accord”

One of the fundamental issues causing the rapid decline in country music has been the massive consolidation in the ownership of country music’s radio stations and other media outlets. As huge companies like Clear Channel & Cumulus lay off local workers to instill nationalized programming, country music becomes homogenized through matching playlists that lock out local and regional flavor.