John Eggerton

AT&T, FCC Trying to Work Out Aggregation Item Issues

AT&T has indicated that how the Federal Communications Commission structures the broadcast incentive auction could affect whether or not it participates, but it appears still to be trying to work it out with the commission.

FCC OKs Nexstar Purchase of Hoak Stations

The Federal Communications Commission has approved the sale of three Hoak Media stations in Colorado to Nexstar.

FCC Chairman Wheeler: FCC Will Respond to Broadcaster Repacking Concerns

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler said he has heard and will respond to concerns from Sinclair and other broadcasters about repacking issues after the incentive auctions.

CDD Takes Issue With iKeepSafe

The Center for Digital Democracy has asked the Federal Trade Commission to reject the application of iKeepSafe to run a safe harbor program for companies that want to demonstrate their compliance with Children's Online Privacy Protection Act restr

NAB: Needs Answers On Repacking Moving Expenses ASAP

The National Association of Broadcasters has told the Federal Communications Commission it needs to issue a separate "notice-and-comment rulemaking process" ASAP to deal with repacking reimbursement issues.

CEA Backs Log Cabin Republicans

The Consumer Electronics Association announced its financial support for the Log Cabin Republicans, which represents gay conservatives and their supporters.

FCC's Grimaldi Joins Pandora

Dave Grimaldi, former chief of staff to Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn and senior legal advisor to acting FCC Chairwoman Clyburn, has joined Pandora as director of public affairs.

21st Century Fox Reorganizes Government Relations

As part of a restructuring of the government relations department, Maureen O'Connell, senior VP, regulatory and public policy, government relations for 21st Century Fox in Washington, is exiting her post after 18 years.

FCC Teeing Up Spectrum Screen Item

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is expected to circulate an order on its proposal to make changes to its local market spectrum aggregation screen, according to sources inside and outside the FCC.

ACA, NTCA Raise Comcast/TWC Issues

The American Cable Association and NTCA: The Rural Broadband Association, wrote the Senate Judiciary Committee in advance of the hearing on the proposed Comcast/TWC merger saying that as currently constituted it would cause harms to consumers and