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FREE PRESS STUDY: Off The Dial: Female and Minority Radio Station Ownership in the United States

The advocacy group Free Press issued the first comprehensive study of women and minority radio ownership in 2006, revealing that both fell into the low single digits.

Honig: How the FCC Helped Exclude Minorities from Ownership of the Airwaves

The FCC issued a number of administrative and policy decisions over 70+ years that Honig argues intentionally excluded African Americans from owing radio and television stations.

GAO Report on Media Ownership

In response to congressional requests, the Government Accounting Office in 2007 undertook a year-long study of economic and other factors leading to conglomeration, and the effect of conglomeration on women and minority media ownership.