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New Group Formed to Defend Retransmission Consent Will counter pay TV group

Fights between broadcasters and pay TV over carriage deals always makes for good copy, and a new coalition in Washington is about to make sure there's a lot more for…

February 4, 2014, 3:38 PM EST

Rockefeller Wants to Give Online Video Services Parity With Cable But the bill is in for a fight from broadcasters and cable interests alike

Hoping to give cord-cutters more options and more content, Sen. Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) this afternoon will introduce a bill that offers online video services like Aereo and Netflix the same regulatory protections…

November 12, 2013, 12:15 PM EST

Hearing on Satellite TV Act Turns Into State of Video Hearing Should the video marketplace be completely deregulated?

A hearing on a 25-year-old law law governing whether or not satellite TV services can carry out-of-market signals quickly broadened into a discussion on the state of video. “I’m open to…

June 12, 2013, 1:06 PM EDT

Sen. Jim DeMint to Exit Senate Would have been leading minority member on Commerce Committee

Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.), one of the most conservative voices in Congress, said this morning that he is leaving in January to take a position as president of Heritage Foundation,…

December 6, 2012, 11:16 AM EST

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