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Tablet Television nears launch

Tablet Television, America’s first broadcast TV service for tablets, has revealed plans for its first beta market test in San Francisco and start of commercial operations in autumn 2014.

Remarks of FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai Before The 2014 Spring Meeting Of WTA -- Advocates For Rural Broadband

On April 9, 2014, Commissioner Ajit Pai of the FCC delivered remarks at the Spring Conference of WTA -- Advocates for Rural Broadband.

Ensuring Information Society is open and accessible

The ten-year review of the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society will be the focus of the WSIS+10 High-Level Event in Geneva, 10-13 June 2014.

Historic release of data gives consumers unprecedented transparency on the medical services physicians provide and how much they are paid

As part of the Obama Administration’s work to make our health care system more transparent, affordable, and accountable, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the release of new, privacy-protected data on services a

New ALSC white paper: 'The Importance of Diversity in Library Programs and Material Collections for Children’

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) announces the release of a new white paper, “The Importance of Diversity in Library Programs and Material Collections for Children” written for ALSC by Jamie Campbell Naidoo, PhD, and adopted

More Than 50 Public Interest Groups Call on Washington to Reject ‘Unthinkable’ Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

Comcast filed documents at the Federal Communications Commission asking the agency to approve its proposed merger with Time Warner Cable.

Rep Walden Announces Subcommittee Markup of DOTCOM Act

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep Greg Walden (R-OR) has scheduled a markup to consider H.R. 4342, the Domain Openness Through Continued Oversight Matters (DOTCOM) Act of 2014.

Rebecca Hanson Joins NAB Television Board

Television Board Chair Marci Burdick has appointed Sinclair Broadcast Group's Rebecca Hanson, Senior Vice President for Strategy and Policy to the TV Board of Directors.

National Lifeline Accountability Database Up And Running

The Federal Communications Commission has launched a database designed to eliminate waste from duplicative subscriptions in the Lifeline phone service subsidy program nationwide.

Divided Media Gender Gap

The Women’s Media Center examined 20 of the most widely circulated, read, viewed and listened to US based TV networks, newspapers, news wires and online news sites.