TITLE

Unethical behavior in Kevin Martin's FCC

AUTHOR(S)
Krauss, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
CED;Feb2009, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the unethical behavior showed by Kevin Martin during his term as chairman of the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) in the U.S. The U.S. Congress has investigated the corruption and controversy at the agency involving Martin and his staff. According to the investigation, Martin has created distrust, suspicion and turmoil at the agency. Due to his manipulative behavior, Martin and his staff have been fired.
ACCESSION #
36265484

 

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