House Energy & Commerce Committee

FCC Backs Off Study of Newsroom Editorial Practices [Updated]

UPDATE, Feb. 20: The Federal Communications Commission told GOP lawmakers that the agency has "no intention" of interfering in the editorial decision-making of broadcast stations and newspapers.

Take Me to Your House Committee Leader

Now that the election is over, the GOP-controlled House is moving fast to line up its leadership for the 113th Congress beginning in January. Below are the lawmakers that will be calling the shots on policy impacting media, advertising and technology businesses. Rep. Fred Upton (Mich.) Chairman, Energy and Commerce

Lawmakers Praise Twitter, but Have Questions Too

Twitter scored a lot of points in Washington recently when it publicly came out in support of the government's Do Not Track policy recommendation for Web companies. But that doesn't mean the social networking and micro-blogging company can rest easy.