Stories tagged with FCC

Sinclair looks to expand its conservative broadcast network

By Laurie Bennett   |   August 8, 2017 at 6:06am   |   0 Comments

After decades of quietly building a nationwide network of TV stations, Sinclair Broadcast Group is now in the spotlight.

FCC has a nonpartisan partisan tradition

By Laurie Bennett   |   September 4, 2012 at 10:10am   |   0 Comments

The revolving door phenomenon in Washington has so many shades of gray.

All is not what it seems at the Media Institute

By Laurie Bennett   |   March 19, 2012 at 8:26am   |   0 Comments

The Media Institute describes itself as a nonprofit research foundation with a mission.

Google’s battle for dominance

By Laurie Bennett   |   July 7, 2011 at 11:22am   |   0 Comments

Is Google becoming the vampire squid wrapped around the Web?

FCC revolving door keeps turning

By Laurie Bennett   |   May 12, 2011 at 7:59am   |   2 Comments

Another day, another dollar for a federal regulator joining the industry being regulated.

Souter retires, but his former clerks keep climbing

By Laurie Bennett   |   June 30, 2009 at 9:44am   |   0 Comments

On his last day on the Supreme Court, Justice David Souter swore in Julius Genachowski as new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.

Newspaper lobbyists may lose a moneymaker

By Laurie Bennett   |   October 20, 2007 at 8:35am   |   0 Comments

Bad times for newspapers can be good times for newspaper lobbyists.

Major publishers, which often cover K Street as a hotbed of corruption, spend thousands each year to advance and protect their own interests.

Yet one issue that has fueled the Washington media lobby for years may soon disappear. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin J. Martin has drafted a plan that would abolish rules forbidding companies from owning both a newspaper and broadcast outlets in the same city.

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