Mignon Clyburn, one of two Democrats on the Federal Communications Commission, is leaving the agency after nine years. During her tenure, she worked as an advocate for consumers, and in that time, the FCC has gone from regulating TV and radio to trying to manage the entire internet. What used to be wonky policy discussions about net neutrality have gotten a lot more public. We talked with her about partisanship at the FCC, the policies she’s put in place and seen reversed, and her plans for the future.
Click the audio player above to hear the entire interview, as part of “The Source Code.”
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