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  • n  a phrase or pronunciation that is peculiar to a particular locality
  • n  a partiality for some particular place

  • Both combine their exciting international style with a heavy dose of localism.
  • Suburbia may never re-create the New England town meeting, but it could be the locus of a new localism that will succeed in allowing its citizens to reassert some control over .
  • As localism becomes more the core of the struggle, they continue to perform the vital role of keeping local communities from backsliding on integration of schools and public .

  • Al Franken in GroundReport
    For far too long, consumers in many small or rural markets didn't have access to their local news, weather and sports. One of the principal goals of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act was to encourage local television to be made... John Conyers http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Conyers&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHFi6RbfHg8t9rInDm895EN15T7jg MarketWatch (press release) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.marketwatch.com/story/dish-network-to-become-first-pay-tv-provider-to-offer-local-broadcast-channels-in-all-210-local-television-markets-in-the-united-states-2010-05-27%3Freflink%3DMW_news_stmp&source=dictionary&usg= May 27, 2010 58939 78627 localism The proposed Comcast/NBCU merger fails to promote competition, diversity or localism, instead wreaking havoc on those very values," Franken wrote. "I urge the Commission to examine the numerous direct and collateral effects this merger would...
  • Barbara Boxer in FMQB
    Since this was the second shelved FCC report in a week that has been revealed, Boxer writes that she is asking the Inspector General of the FCC "to thoroughly investigate not only the draft 2003 'Review of the Radio Industry' and the 2004 localism...

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