Special advisor to the Media and Democracy Reform Initiative at Common Cause, and former commissioner of the FCC.
Michael J Kopps appears in the following:
Friday, April 04, 2014
The Supreme Court ruled this week to raise the limit for individual campaign contributions from $123,000 to $3.6 million dollars. Limits are in place to prevent deep-pocketed donors from corrupting the democratic process, which includes political advertising. Brooke speaks to former FCC Commissioner Michael J. Copps about Section 317 of the Communications Act, the FCC's as-yet-enforced dictum that we are entitled to know by whom we are being persuaded.