Political activist site Rootstrikers.org is seeking signatures on a petition to require the source of political ads to identify themselves in the Federal Communications Commission's political files.
The Federal Communications Commission has granted extensions for comments and reply comments on its media ownership item. The new dates are Aug 6, and Sept 8, respectively.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation, Sunlight Foundation, and Greenpeace have teamed on a new online scorecard to grade members of Congress on their votes on communications privacy legislation the groups are monitoring.
The American Cable Association wants the Federal Communications Commission to act on retransmission consent reforms before most of its smaller cable op members have to start negotiating new three-year retrans deals starting in October of this year
AT&T Chairman Randall Stephenson and DirecTV Chairman Michael White stopped by the Federal Communications Commission on June 25 to pitch the merger of the two companies.
AT&T signaled RFD-TV could get U-Verse carriage if its proposed combination with satellite operator DirecTV deal is approved by regulators.
Josh Wheeler, director of the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression in Charlottesville (VA), has been named to the First Amendment advisory council of the Media Institute.
Some legislators took the opportunity of DirecTV Chairman Michael White's appearance at a House antitrust subcommittee hearing to ask about their constituents’ access to local signals.
Mike Gravino, director of the LPTV Spectrum Rights Coalition put out the call for PBS affiliates worried about having a home following the broadcast incentive auctions.
Sen Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Mike Lee (R-UT) the chair and ranking members of the Senate Antitrust Subcommittee, respectively, have written the Federal Communications Commission and Justice Department to highlight concerns raised in the parent Sen