Tom Wheeler, President Obama’s nominee to be the next chairman of the FCC, faced pointed questions on regulatory overreach and TV indecency from Republicans at a Senate confirmation hearing on…
Fcc Indecency Policy
When President Obama officially nominated Tom Wheeler to be the next FCC chairman today, he said that he wanted to “thank the Senate now for what I am sure will be a speedy confirmation process.” The…
Just as he is about to exit, FCC chairman Julius Genachowski is setting up a question that will be left to his successor: Just how should the agency deal with a backlog of indecency complaints.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
LAS VEGAS — When Julius Genachowski makes his final appearance as FCC chairman before the National Assn. of Broadcasters convention on Wednesday, more than likely he’ll get the same type of reaction…
After a Supreme Court challenge of its crackdown on so-called “fleeting expletives,” FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski is proposing a shift in policy that would have the agency pursue only “egregious”…
In a case that could have a profound effect on the federal government's ability to police the airwaves, judges pointedly questioned the Federal Communications Commission's motives, means and…