Topic: cross-ownership

FCC's Wheeler Pulls Media Ownership Proposal Replacing predecessor's draft with his own

The Federal Communications Commission’s review of media ownership rules, now nearly three years late, is likely to drag on even longer. New FCC chairman Tom Wheeler has decided to withdraw…

December 16, 2013, 9:30 PM EST

Tribune Hires Former FCC Official Eddie Lazarus could help in cross-ownership proceeding

Fresh out of bankruptcy, Tribune has hired former Federal Communications Commission official Edward Lazarus as executive vice president and general counsel. Up until a year ago, Lazarus was the former chief…

January 29, 2013, 5:39 PM EST

FCC Media Ownership Rule Vote Pushed to Next Year Agency gives critics more time to comment

The Federal Communications Commission's quadrennial review of media ownership rules, already delayed two years, is delayed again. There will be no vote on the rules until early next year, at…

December 4, 2012, 10:32 AM EST