The Federal Communications Commission Tuesday granted the request of Fox Television Stations Inc. for a permanent waiver of the newspaper-broadcast cross-ownership rule so that company owner Rupert…
President Clinton ended months of speculation Tuesday by nominating Reed E. Hundt, a D.C.-based antitrust lawyer and old college chum, to become chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.
Reeling from what they called "one of the bloodiest months in TV history," 19 national organizations Monday formed a Citizens Task Force to battle video violence.
The FCC yesterday ordered cable TV operators to immediately freeze subscriber rates and said it would roll back prices where appropriate to competitive levels.
The cable television industry took a beating yesterday while trying to persuade a federal court to strike down portions of the new cable law.
Cable TV-originated children's programs are less likely to contain violence than those produced by the broadcast networks, but cable violence in general is on par with the webs, according to a report…
Showbiz labor unions have joined the industry's battle for an international trade agreement that protects against quotas on foreign film and TV programs.
Members of the Motion Picture Assn. of America have registered a protest at the White House following a published report that U.S. negotiators might jettison the audiovisual sector in world trade…
The U.S. Dept. of Justice says it will not defend the constitutionality of the must-carry rules that are contained in new cable TV legislation enacted last month over a veto by President Bush.
Richard Carlson, the former chief of Voice of America who now runs the Corp. for Public Broadcasting, has tapped his former VOA deputy to serve a top administrative post.
High Court Rules Homevid Taping Does Not Violate Current Copyright Laws Washington, Jan. 17 — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that the widespread practice of homevideo taping is not a violation of…