Dish Network formally appealed to the FCC to intervene in its retransmission-consent feud with Media General — whose TV stations in 17 markets have been dark on the satcaster since Oct. 1 — charging…
Federal Communications Commission
Does Uncle Sam need to step in to make sure consumers can watch the boob tube without interruption? American regulators should adopt rules forbidding TV blackouts, according to a cable lobbying group…
Despite calls from politicos and industry critics for the Federal Communications Commission to intervene in the dispute between CBS and Time Warner Cable, the agency's hands are tied — for now. On…
The American Cable Assn., Time Warner Cable and DirecTV are objecting to a part of Gannett’s proposed $2.2 billion acquisition of Belo Corp.’s broadcast stations, saying that the deal threatens to…
The Tennis Channel is asking a D.C. appellate court for a rehearing of its claim that Comcast unfaierly placed the channel in a less desirable tier than Golf Channel and other channels in which it…
The Writers Guild of America East has blasted News Corp. over its recent closure of New Jersey-based WWOR-TV’s news division, alleging the conglom is violating Federal Communications Commission…
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.
The speculation over whom President Obama will tap to succeed FCC chairman Julius Genachowski has gone into overdrive since the long-anticipated announcement last month of his departure.
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”…
President-elect Barack Obama has turned to two contenders for the FCC chairmanship to identify technology priorities that his administration should pursue.