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FCC's Pai Makes Vigorous Case to Loosen Media Ownership Rules Commissioner warns of impact on small markets

Federal Communications commissioner Ajit Pai made it clear where he stands on media ownership rules. In a no-holds-barred style that is becoming the GOP commissioner's trademark, Pai laid out a…

February 7, 2013, 3:53 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

CBS' Hopper Award Knock Could Set Back Media Ownership Rules Used by public interest group as example of problem with proposal

When CBS torpedoed CNET's planned "best of show" award for Dish's Hopper, it may have also blown to bits broadcasters' best chance for looser media ownership rules at the Federal…

January 22, 2013, 8:06 PM EST

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

Senate Dems Keep Heat on FCC in Clyburn Nomination Hearings Senator threatens to pass resolution of disapproval if rules are weakened

Senate Dems threatened to pass a resolution of disapproval over the Federal Communications Commission’s media ownership rules, currently under circulation at the agency. The threat came from Sen. Maria Cantwell…

December 4, 2012, 4:56 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

Senate Dems Blast FCC Draft to Relax Media Ownership Rules Letters follow outcry from public interest groups

Federal Communications Commission chairman Julius Genachowski is catching a lot of flak inside the Beltway for how he's handling a draft order of media ownership rules. Rather than holding a…

November 30, 2012, 5:00 PM EST

Is the FCC About to Take the First Step in Lifting Cross-Ownership Ban? Draft would allow newspaper-radio combos

If the Federal Communications Commission votes in favor of chairman Julius Genachowski's proposed order on the media ownership rules, it will represent a significant step toward complete deregulation. In the order…

November 15, 2012, 2:10 PM EST

FCC's Genachowski Circulates Media Ownership Order Details of proposal unclear, but likely to resemble 2007 rules

There was no doubt that the Federal Communications Commission would wait until after the election to deal with the always controversial review of media ownership rules that have been in…

November 14, 2012, 4:50 PM EST

New FCC Commissioners to Testify Along Familiar Lines Oversight hearing tomorrow could cover wide range of issues

The first public appearance of the new federal communications commissioners was essentially a bust. Appearing in May before the Senate Commerce Committee only days after they were sworn in, the…

July 9, 2012, 6:12 PM EDT

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