John Eggerton

Sen Franken Holding Hearing on Stalking Apps Bill

Sen Al Franken (D-MN), chairman of the Judiciary Privacy Subcommittee, will hold a hearing on his bill to end stalking apps.

EOBC Praises Auction Order

The Expanding Opportunities for Broadcasters Coalition (EOBC) found reason to applaud the FCC's just-released incentive auction framework order.

Free State: FCC Must Avoid Big is Bad Approach To Comcast/TWC

Seth Cooper, a senior adjunct fellow at the Free State Foundation, has some suggestions for how the Federal Communications Commission should, and should not, vet the proposed Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger if it is to conduct a consumer-focused

NAA Pushes For Senate Shield Law

The Newspaper Association of America is urging the Senate to bring a shield law bill to the floor for a vote after the Supreme Court declined to review New York Times' journalist James Risen's appeal of a court ruling that he had no right to refus

FCC Seeks To 'Refresh' Title II Docket

The Federal Communications Commission asked for input on former FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski's proposed "Third Way" approach to legally justifying open Internet rules that was part of the docket in the initial Open Internet order proceeding.

FCC Likely To Release Auction Order Early Next Week

According to various sources, the Federal Communications Commission is not likely to release the final order on its incentive auction framework order until next week.

Prometheus Challenges FCC Ownership Rule Decision

Prometheus Radio Project is suing the Federal Communications Commission over its latest attempt at resolving a congressionally-mandated media ownership rule review, including challenging its decision to limit joint sales agreements (JSA's) as arbi

AP, Others Protest Pay For Play D-Day

D-Day's 70th anniversary events may have reduced coverage by news agencies outside of France.

MMTC Presses Case At FCC For Multilingual EAS

The Minority Media & Telecommunications Council wants the Federal Communications Commission to act on its petition seeking multilingual emergency warnings.

Attorney General Holder: Journalists Won't Be Jailed For Doing Their Jobs

Attorney General Eric Holder told journalists that as long as he is on the job, no journalist will go to jail for doing his or her job.