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TV show runner Shawn Ryan to testify against media consolidation
TV show runner Shawn Ryan to testify against media consolidation

Shawn Ryan, TV show runner and creator of "The Shield" and "The Chicago Code," is heading to Washington to speak out against media consolidation. Testifying on behalf of the Writers Guild of America, West, Ryan is scheduled to appear Wednesday before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation to discuss the adverse effect of "weak net neutrality regulations" and media consolidation on the creative community. “The reality of American media is that it is controlled by a handful of companies formed through two decades of consolidation,” Ryan said in a statement from the guild. “These companies own the television networks,...

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