How about a Fastpass for polling places? On election night last year, a victorious President Obama vowed to do something about the six- and seven- hour waits that some voters had at the polls. Last…
Commission on Election Administration
Taking her husband by the elbow, Wendi Deng Murdoch gently nudged Rupert Murdoch toward photographers at this year’s Oscars. It was the end of the red carpet, and the News Corp. chairman and CEO was…
The prospect of the Federal Communications Commission relaxing media-ownership rules has produced predictable hand-wringing from the usual suspects.
As Hollywood looks to read the tea leaves in the wake of Tuesday's election, it's clear that the win for President Barack Obama won't result in a sea change in Washington's dealings with show…
John Lane, a Washington, D.C. communications attorney who, during his long career, helped create Hollywood's firstrun TV syndication industry by influencing regulations including the primetime access…
Tampa saw street corners with SWAT teams and officers with automatic rifles; Charlotte has been a zoo of traffic tangles and checkpoints.
It's a reflection of the tenuous times for both Democrats and Hollywood that candidates looking to raise cash from showbiz are taking a much more subtle tack than they did in 2008, when Barack Obama…
Belgian bank ING has closed the film finance fund that it operated under the country's tax shelter system.
First the Justice Dept. and now one of the key House committees: Hollywood has gained another major ally among top federal authorities.
Showbiz gets ready for the arrival of a new sheriff in Washington. Because no matter what happens next week on Election Day, one thing is certain: Current FCC chief Kevin Martin is out the door.