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Broadcasters Sue FCC Amid New Scrutiny of Shared Services Deals Policy change called 'arbitrary and capricious'

Net neutrality isn't the only problem Tom Wheeler has: the Federal Communications Commission chairman also faces a new lawsuit from broadcasters. As threatened earlier this month, the National Association of Broadcasters…

May 12, 2014, 4:33 PM EDT

NAB's Gordon Smith Is Confident He Can Turn Things Around in Washington Can broadcasting compete with the Internet?

Broadcasters are having a tough time in Washington. A number of efforts are aimed straight at the business from the FCC's recent decision to tighten ownership rules and claw bag…

April 11, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT

Broadcasters Try to Drag NCC Media Into FCC Fight Over Joint Sales Deals Broadcasters call interconnect advertising activities 'collusive'

Broadcasters have launched a counterstrike against the Federal Communications Commission's proposal to restrict TV joint sales agreements by asking the agency to look into similar sales arrangements used by the…

March 19, 2014, 1:57 PM EDT

Broadcasters Howl Over Proposed Changes to Carriage Rules Add-ons could kick them off basic cable tier

Broadcasters are girding for a knock-down drag-out fight over a parade of horribles that might be added to the reauthorization of a little-known cable law commonly known as "Stela." The…

February 28, 2014, 4:37 PM EST

Wireless Industry, L.A. Stations Launch Channel-Sharing Test Test could convince more broadcasters to give up spectrum

The wireless industry, crying out for more spectrum, has managed to convince two Los Angeles broadcasters to test out channel sharing, where two TV stations would broadcast over the same…

January 28, 2014, 5:32 PM EST

Ad Wars Heat Up in Washington Over Retransmission Reform Both sides target two House subcommittee hearings

Now that CBS and Time Warner Cable have resolved their retransmission consent differences (for now), the rhetoric is turning to Washington, where ads have been popping up in Capitol Hill…

September 11, 2013, 11:15 AM EDT

Big Internet Keeps the Lobby Dollars Flowing Broadcasters still spending, too

It's a truism on Capitol Hill: Big Internet continues to shell out big bucks to lobby the halls of Congress. Stepping up its influence game, Facebook increased lobby spending by 277…

April 23, 2013, 4:09 PM EDT

CBS Invests in Syncbak Aereo competitor presents TV Everywhere opportunity for broadcasters

CBS has made an investment in TV streaming firm Syncbak, according to The Wall Street Journal. The network, the Journal speculates, could use Syncbak technology to power a TV Everywhere…

April 23, 2013, 11:19 AM EDT

Will News Corp. Pursue a Subscription Model? [Updated] Univision, CBS join Chase Carey in taking aim at Aereo

Chase Carey minced no words when it comes to Aereo. Addressing broadcasters gathered in Las Vegas for the annual National Association of Broadcasters convention, the News Corp. president and CEO…

April 8, 2013, 3:47 PM EDT

TV, Movie Industries Launch Campaign Addressing Violence Ads inform parents about how they can manage children's viewing

Fulfilling a promise made to Vice President Joe Biden that they would be part of the solution to curb gun violence, the television and film industries on Wednesday launched a…

February 27, 2013, 12:53 PM EST

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