FCC sets sail for Chicago

A seven hour session in the Windy City will bring two diverse panels before the five FCC commissioners to discuss the topic "Perspectives on...

NAB/MSTV assure FCC they're on the DTV case

Nobody is more aware of the critical nature of bringing along consumers into the digital future than are NAB and MSTV. The organizations filed...

McDowell talks about white space

"I have long advocated vigorous promotion of unlicensed use of the white spaces, provided such use does not cause harmful interference to others." This...

House Dems question FCC ownership studies

A group of legislators is attacking the ten studies produced by the FCC, charging that they were produced to support a pre-determined pro-consolidation agenda...

FCC ownership studies come under attack

A group of legislators is attacking the ten studies produced by the FCC, charging that they were produced to support a pre-determined pro-consolidation agenda...

Beware politicians seeking gifts

During the last election cycle a handful of broadcasting companies got into a little hot water by providing free air time to candidates without...

Edwards snags a presidential rebuttal

Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards (D-NC) took advantage of full network coverage of a speech on the Iraq war by President Bush last night,...

Court sends FEC back to the drawing board

Another plank in the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act has been altered by the judiciary branch. The last time this happened, the rules were weakened....

Burger King gets a round of applause on Capitol Hill

We weren't the only ones to notice Burger King's move to help combat childhood obesity (see related story above). BK joined 11 other food...

FCC mandates digital/analog must-carry

"Let's let the transition begin," said Commissioner Robert McDowell toward the end of last night's FCC Open Meeting. Quite a few people would have...

Martin confirmed for Charlotte

NAB announced that FCC Chairman Kevin Martin will speak at the FCC Breakfast on Thursday, September 27th, during The NAB Radio Show in Charlotte....

KODL yodel from wrong site draws fine

Al Wynn has had what many might consider an unusual house guest for the past few years: his AM radio station. Wynn has been...

FCC consumer panel sets meeting

The transition to digital television is a popular topic in Washington these days, and it will be the key agenda item at the next...

DOJ says No to Network Neutrality

Favoring restrictions on the internet, DOJ last week filed comments with the FCC against "Net Neutrality," or equal access to online content without interference...

Off the table

At least one topic won't come up for discussion at the Open Meeting of the FCC tomorrow. The Commission's desire that local franchising authorities...

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