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Internet Activist Campaign Over Net Neutrality Escalates Will protest of FCC rules become another SOPA?

Internet activists and consumer groups are hoping to mount another Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)-like campaign to convince the Federal Communications Commission to adopt ironclad net neutrality rules and abandon…

May 12, 2014, 6:37 AM EDT

A Look at Some of the Key Media Bills Being Introduced Testing the waters for support in an upcoming election year

Congress is winding down for the year, making it highly unlikely that any new laws will get passed; even nominations are having a tough time. There is still a question…

November 25, 2013, 9:59 PM EST

The Hill Launches Redesigned Website With Native Ad Component Congressional pub saw 30% growth in Web traffic over last year

Congressional publication The Hill has launched a redesigned website with a number of new features intended to "enrich the editorial and advertising experience," including a native advertising component called BrandNews. Advertisers…

October 30, 2013, 10:43 AM EDT

Angry and Inebriated? Why Not Drunk-Dial Congress? Mobile ad firm creates the ultimate shutdown site

Government shutdown driving you to drink? Maybe now's a good time to drunk-dial Congress. Revolution Messaging, a mobile advertising firm that reps political clients, probably had some free time during…

October 11, 2013, 11:31 AM EDT

The Big Advertising, Media and Tech Issues Facing Congress Data collection, tax codes, patent trolls and more

When Congress returns this week, it will be crunch time for lawmakers who will have only three weeks to fund the government before it shuts down Oct. 1. As if…

September 8, 2013, 10:07 PM EDT

The Hill Most Followed Twitter Account by Congress Newspaper closely followed by Politico

With an assist from the tweet crunchers at Twiangulate, New York magazine reported this week that The Hill newspaper is the most-followed Twitter account by members of Congress.  The Capitol Hill publication,…

September 8, 2013, 9:10 AM EDT

Advertisers Gird for Gridlock Lobbyists brace for battle over corporate taxes and privacy regulation

The advertising business has, for the past four years, managed to dodge a barrage of bullets in Washington. But it might not be so fortunate in the years to come.…

November 12, 2012, 12:01 AM EST

Video: Alexis Ohanian Dials Up Congress at University of Nebraska Reddit co-founder shows how easy it is to call your representative

At the Raikes School of Computer Science & Management at the University of Nebraska, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian addressed a crowd of aspiring developers and entrepreneurs to talk about his path…

October 6, 2012, 4:24 PM EDT

Small Web Publishers Head to the Hill Will push politicians to consider potential impacts of new Internet rules

Small Web publishers will descend on Washington in the first week of June (June 4-5) to play the economic hero card. They hope to make the case to politicians that…

May 25, 2012, 1:16 PM EDT

Will Congress Jump In to Murdochgate? So far, investigation seems unlikely

Murdochgate has everything a politician could want in a scandal: big names, big money, and guaranteed big press coverage. Usually when something like this hits, members of Congress leaders can't…

July 12, 2011, 10:57 AM EDT

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