Against the Vast Wasteland: A Conversation with Former FCC Chairman Newton Minow

Victor Pickard, Pawel Popiel


In this interview, former Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Newton Minow reflects on his regulatory tenure, his famous “Vast Wasteland” speech, and the state of news media today. His insights have deep relevance for our contemporary policy debates, from the future of journalism to regulating tech firms.


Federal Communications Commission, journalism, public broadcasting, media policy

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