John Eggerton

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 Web site, calling on the Federal Communications Commis

Republican Senators Seek Hearing On ICANN Hand-off

Led by Senate Commerce Committee members Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Ted Cruz (R-TX), nine Republican senators have asked the chairman and ranking member of the committee to hold a hearing on the National Telecommunications and Information Administrati

Sen Franken Seeks Answer On Comcast Net Neutrality Condition

Sen Al Franken (D-MN) has asked Comcast to clarify what it means in ads suggesting the Time Warner Cable deal will be a boon to network neutrality.