Broadcasting&Cable

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

Debmar-Mercury, Gannett Form Programming Partnership

Gannett Broadcasting and Debmar-Mercury have formed a partnership to develop, produce, test and distribute first-run broadcast series for a variety of dayparts, said Dave Lougee , president of Gannett Broadcasting, and Mort Marcus and Ira Bernstei

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.

Comcast's Roberts: NYT Misreads Market

Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts said that the New York Times was entitled to their opinion, but that Comcast’s acquisition of Time Warner Cable is not going to creat

Zaslav: Comcast/TWC Raises Issues

Discovery CEO David Zaslav, talking about Comcast’s acquisition of Time Warner Cable, said media ownership consolidation raises some "real issues.”

CFA: Tenth Circuit Decision Boosts FCC Net Neutrality Approach

The Consumer Federation of America argues that the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals decision declining petitions to review Federal Communications Commission Universal Service Fund intercarrier compensation reforms buttresses the FCC's ability to reg

Senate Antitrust Leaders Advise Consumer-Focused AT&T/DirecTV Review

Senate Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights Subcommittee Chairman Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Ranking Member Mike Lee (R-UT) are urging the Federal Communications Commission and the Justice Department to focus on consumers -- including p

Tenth Circuit Won't Review FCC Intercarrier Comp Challenges

The US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has rejected a challenge by NTCA: The Rural Broadband Association and others to the Federal Communications Commission’s intercarrier compensation changes in the commission's Universal Service Reforms.

PCCC Launches Gamer-Targeted Net Neutrality Video

The Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC) has teamed with animation producer Pixel Valley Studio on a new YouTube video to encourage Web surfers to sign a petition at its NoSlowLane.com Web site, calling on the Federal Communications Commis