Ratings and consumer research firm Nielsen announced an agreement with the Federal Trade Commission that gives it clearance for the proposed $1.3 billion acquisition of Arbitron, which measures radio…
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Michael P. O’Rielly, a Republican Capitol Hill staffer nominated to fill a vacancy on the FCC, told the Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday that agency regulations “need to be flexible” and to…
A day after Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt indicated the MSO has contractual provisions to keep cable networks out of the hands of over-the-top video providers, the cable operator issued a…
With the Senate poised to vote on new gun control measures, perhaps on Wednesday, Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W. Va., pictured above) has offered an amendment that calls for a comprehensive study of…
An all-time low 24% of underage filmgoers were able to purchase tickets to R-rated movies in 2012, according to an undercover shopper survey released Monday by the Federal Trade Commission.
Joining other lawmakers who have pointed to media violence in the wake of the tragic shootings in Connecticut, Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W. Va.) introduced legislation on Wednesday calling for a study…
Clearing one of two crucial regulatory hurdles, Universal Music Group's pending acquisition of EMI Music's label assets has been approved in Europe.
Wrapping the biggest music publishing deal in history, an investor consortium led by Sony/ATV Music announced Friday that it had closed the $2.2 billion purchase of EMI Music Publishing.
Despite some effective self-regulation since 2000, the movie, music and videogame industries continue to market violent content in ways that are easily seen by kids, a Federal Trade Commission report…
The Federal Trade Commission concluded that Time Warner Cable and Comcast's proposed acquisition of bankrupt cabler Adelphia will not be anti-competitive and has therefore closed its seven-month…
The media biz better go lite when it comes to airing bogus weight-loss advertisements, the Federal Trade Commission said Wednesday.