Media Ownership

Who owns, controls, or influences media outlets.

How Trump's FCC aided Sinclair's expansion

Sinclair Broadcast Group is expanding its conservative-leaning television empire into nearly three-quarters of American households — but its aggressive takeover of the airwaves wouldn’t have been possible without help from President Donald Trump's

Dish 'confident' its IoT strategy can meet FCC's build-out requirements

Dish Network believes that its plan to launch a narrowband Internet of Things (IoT) network will enable it to meet the Federal Communications Commission’s build-out requirements for its spectrum, according to Jefferies Equity Research Americas.

Why the NRA is going after the media

At the Conservative Political Action Conference in February, National Rifle Association head Wayne LaPierre gave a remarkable speech during which he offered up a vast, loosely aggregated opposition that was the new threat for gun owners to fear: “

Sinclair’s Assist From the FCC

Sinclair Broadcast Group is expanding its conservative-leaning television empire into nearly three-quarters of American households — but its aggressive takeover of the airwaves wouldn’t have been possible without help from President Donald Trump's

The White House asked Apple, Google and other tech giants to help upgrade the federal government

The White House has asked the likes of Apple, Amazon, Oracle and Qualcomm to lend some of their digital expertise to Washington (DC) in the coming months to help the Trump administration rethink the way that federal agencies use technology.

Trump TV Goes Local?

[Commentary] Sinclair provided pro-Trump coverage throughout the presidential campaign, and continues to employ surrogates like its chief political strategist Boris Epshteyn, a senior adviser to the Trump campaign whose pro-White House commentarie

Facebook Drowns Out Fake News With More Information

Facebook is fighting misinformation with more information.

Antitrust Nominee Makan Delrahim Assured Senator Blumenthal He Wasn’t Lobbied by White House on AT&T Deal

President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead antitrust enforcement at the Justice Department recently agreed to tell lawmakers if the White House tries to improperly influence any decision he makes on whether to allow AT&T’s $85 billion acquisitio

Facebook will prioritize fast-loading articles in your News Feed

Facebook wants you to read more articles on its mobile app. The company announced it will prioritize stories that load faster on a user's mobile News Feed. Stories that take longer to load could appear less.

Comcast fails to get hidden fee class-action suit thrown out of court

A class-action complaint against Comcast can move forward after a federal judge rejected a Comcast motion to dismiss it.