KITZ fits profile of fined company

The FCC has doubled up on KITZ Radio Inc., licensee of KGTK-AM Olympia WA and KITZ-AM Silverdale WA. It seems that when an FCC...

Markey puts the heat on food

Ed Markey (D-MA), chair of the influential House Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet, was swift with his praise of Kellogg Company when it...

Senate panel set to get violent next week

Tuesday next, 6/26/07 at 10AM, is now on the schedule of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. And the topic is bound...

All children’s issues, all the time?

The Kaiser Foundation is hosting a number of luminaries today to discuss its new report, "Parents, Children & The Media: A Kaiser Family Foundation...

Will freedom of speech rein Supreme?

The Supreme Court's newest justice, Samuel Alito, spoke before the National Italian American Foundation last week, and although he pointedly declined to offer any...

Family Choice makes return engagement

Do you remember the Family Choice Act of 2006? Then you'll be reasonably familiar with the Family Choice Act of 2007. Dan Lipinski (D-IL)...

Bargain basement buccaneer walks the plank

Actually, the FM bandit was working out of a garage, or rather, he claims his tenants were. The upshot is that an organization identified...

Family Choice Act of [insert year here]

Do you remember the Family Choice Act of 2006? Then you'll be reasonably familiar with the Family Choice Act of 2007. Dan Lipinski (D-IL)...

Drug ads on the agenda in the House

The Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Health is looking over a multi-pronged bill concerning health in the US. Among the items being considered...

Safire goes to bat for shield

The Senate Judiciary Committee will go into session Thursday, 6/14/07, to discuss the ongoing proposal to add a federal reporters shield to the many...

PBS to host minority-themed debate

Tavis Smiley will be the moderator later this month with the eight announced candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination face off in yet another...

New political speech rules proposed

Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) felt he was the victim of deceptive advertising during his 2006 campaign to upgrade his Capitol Hill office from the...

Advertising Coalition fights for free drug speech

A bill advancing through the House of Representatives would put a three year ban on advertisements for new drugs, and an association of associations...

Key senator in hot water?

Ranking Member of the Senate Commerce Committee Ted Stevens (R-AK) has some extracurricular problems back in his home state. Details of a corruption scandal...

Spanish-language debates on the menu?

Hispanic media giant Univision, which has already sparked citizenship and voter registration drives, is offering to host presidential debates from both parties on consecutive...

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