Rep Bobby Rush (D-IL) and three other members of the Congressional Black Caucus have written the Federal Communications Commission asking that the agency help the Black Television News Channel (BTNC) get off the ground and onto Dish and DirecTV.
Sens Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) and Deb Fischer (R-NE) are introducing a bill, the E-Label Act--that would give equipment manufacturers the option of delivering Federal Communications Commission labeling information electronically -- on screen -- on d
House Commerce Committee leaders have told Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler that any effort to expand the size of the E-Rate subsidy is a non-starter.
The Consumer Electronics Association has asked the leadership of the relevant House and Senate committees to include retransmission consent reforms as part of must-pass legislation reauthorizing the satellite compulsory distant-signal license.
The Writers Guild of America East says the Federal Communications Commission should prohibit paid priority and that presuming it to be commercially unreasonable, as FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has said would be his presumption if the results were dis
Broadcasters are looking to help out with Sen Claire McCaskill's (D-MO) inquiry into pay-TV billing practices and service quality.
Dish told the Federal Communications Commission to disallow the Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger.
The Parents Television Council is calling on its members to file indecency complaints against CBS over a recent episode of Reckless.
Americans for Limited Government want a limited satellite reauthorization bill or, preferably, no new compulsory license at all.
American Community Television -- which has been battling cable operators over public, educational, and government (PEG) channel placement -- has joined broadcasters in battling them over retransmission consent reforms.