Des Moines Register

FCC moves threaten Iocal news in Iowa and across the nation

[Commentary] Right now, there is a merger waiting for approval in Washington that hits Iowa hard. Sinclair Broadcasting and Tribune Media are seeking approval to combine their television stations.

Broadband Internet bill fails in dramatic Iowa House vote

The Iowa House rejected Gov Terry Branstad’s broadband Internet expansion package in dramatic fashion, with a floor vote in which Democrats and Republicans joined together to deny the bill a majority.

Feds attempt to keep Iowa records secret would violate constitutional rights, county attorney argues

Iowans' First Amendment rights will be violated if federal officials successfully prohibit Story County from releasing public records, a county attorney argued before a federal judge.