Think-tank analyst Hal Singer is a favorite hired gun of Washington’s phone and cable lobby because he delivers exactly what the industry pays him for. But a close look at his anti-Net Neutrality claims shows a clear failure to analyze data properly.
Today’s society demands the ability to communicate quickly and seamlessly. Lifeline provides many low-income consumers that critical link to communicate with their communities, employers, families and support network.
In the last few weeks at least five anti-Net Neutrality Op-Eds have appeared in newspapers around the country. These pieces strike suspiciously familiar notes — and in some cases use identical language.
There’s often a real distance between journalists and the communities they’re supposed to serve. To make local reporting more viable and vibrant, it needs to consider perspectives from outside the news industry.