The FCC has initiated the process for revising how it calculates whether a media company exceeds a cap on station ownership, a move that some congloms say will slow what has been a marketplace buying…
The never-ending debate over media consolidation this week will focus on an esoteric rule that involving how the FCC calculates whether groups like Sinclair, Univision and Fox meet or exceed caps on…
Liberty Global’s Chellomedia international cable channels have attracted a healthy number of suitors since the unit was put on the block in May. Liberty Global chief Mike Fries would not put a…
WASHINGTON — Soaring TV programming costs — combined with a slowly shrinking base of video subscribers — could drive a new wave of cable operator mergers, according to a panel of Wall Street…
Don Payne, a writer for “The Simpsons” who also penned “Thor” and “Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer,” died March 26 at home in Los Angeles after battling bone cancer. He was 48. Payne…
The prospect of the Federal Communications Commission relaxing media-ownership rules has produced predictable hand-wringing from the usual suspects.
Performers including Bruce Springsteen, Jay Z and Ricky Martin appeared for President Obama, and Kid Rock and Meat Loaf stumped for Mitt Romney in the final day of the 2012 presidential race on…
The FCC has launched a review of its media ownership rules.
The topic of media ownership will get further airing next week when Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) holds a congressional hearing on massive consolidation in the radio biz, which has allowed Clear Channel…
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