Broadcasting&Cable

Sen. Manchin Bemoans Demise of Fairness Doctrine

Debate over the so-called Fairness Doctrine was renewed at a Senate Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee hearing May 17 when Sen Joe Manchin (D-WV) quizzed Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on the issue. The hea

FTC Chairman Simons: We Have Resources to Oversee ISP Net Neutrality

Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph Simons told Congress that his agency has the "resources and capability" to enforce network neutrality and under "the right circumstances" paid prioritization, blocking and throttling of internet content by

Net Neutrality CRA Teed up in House

Rep. Mike Doyle (D-PA) has filed a discharge petition, which would force a vote on the House resolution to restore net neutrality rules.

MMTC, NABOB Say FCC Should Help Northstar, SNR Cure DE Applications

The Multicultural Media Telecom and Internet Council and National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters told the Federal Communications Commission it needs to work with SNR Wireless and Northstar to help them qualify for designated entity (DE) b