Wall Street Journal

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Faces Balancing Act in Net Neutrality Rollback

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai faces a tough challenge in coming days: rolling back network neutrality rules that he regards as an overreach, without reaching too far himself.

Investors, Don’t Get Too Excited About the FCC’s Net Rules

[Commentary] Shares of broadband providers have run up since the election on the hope that the Trump administration will bring a lighter touch to telecom policy.

Altice USA IPO Seen Raising More Than $1 Billion, Valuing Company at Over $20 Billion

Altice USA filed paperwork to go public April 11, in an offering that would raise more than $1 billion, apparently.

Google Pays Female Workers Less Than Male Counterparts, Labor Department Says

An investigation of Google has found it systematically pays female employees less than their male counterparts, US Department of Labor officials said, a claim that adds to allegations of gender bias in Silicon Valley.

FCC Chief Ajit Pai Develops Plans to Roll Back Net Neutrality Rules

Apparently, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai laid out preliminary plans to roll back the agency’s network neutrality rules in a meeting with trade associations.

FCC Tees Up Rule Change That Could Spur Wave of TV Industry Mergers

Federal regulators plan to reverse an Obama-era rule that prevented major television-station owners from buying stations or readily selling themselves, a move that could touch off a wave of deals among media companies.

State Department Press Room Goes Dark — At Least for Now

For the first six weeks of the Trump Administration, the State Department didn’t hold a single on-camera press briefing — long a fixture of US diplomatic communications — finally beginning them on March 7.

Geoffrey Fowler: Facebook Wants to Help You Be a Better Citizen

Facebook wants to get us more politically active in the real world. Facebook has rolled out a nonpartisan civic engagement service in the US called Town Hall.

A President’s Credibility

[Commentary] If President Donald Trump announces that North Korea launched a missile that landed within 100 miles of Hawaii, would most Americans believe him? Would the rest of the world?

Time Warner and AT&T Are a Deal-Anxiety Barometer

The Trump administration at times wears its populist hat and at others its pro-business hat. When it comes to antitrust enforcement, investors are betting it is sporting the latter.