Give us just a little more time

The Joint Task Force on Media and Childhood Obesity has decided to keep its report in the oven throughout the remainder of the summer...

Fairness Doctrine revival still alive?

That's what one industry watchdog says. Accuracy in Media's Cliff Kincaid called the bill just passed in the House and pending before the Senate...

Teamsters try to leverage localism

A major part of Tribune will be owned by an employees under an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) if Sam Zell's plan to take...

Competition for Imus hearing

One of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce's subcommittees is already planning a hearing for 10AM on 7/11/07. It will now be subject...

Democrats kick off congressional wars

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is going on offense on the Fourth of July. Fresh off the midterms in which they recaptured the majority...

Romney leading the way into early spending season

There are 19 announced candidates for president, eight running for the Democratic nomination and 11 vying for the Republican nod. Six of them are...

Wild political season shaping up

The Supreme Court's decision that rolls out the red carpet for down-to-the-wire issue advertising adding pressure to a jam-packed and front-loaded primary election season,...

Tribune, Gannett get hit

If you saw the word-fragment "mon" on a partially-obscured card flashed on your screen for one second during a commercial, would you know what...

Supremes, Bloomberg may put on the pressure

The Supreme Court's decision that rolls out the red carpet for down-to-the-wire issue advertising adding pressure to a jam-packed and front-loaded primary election season,...

FEC debuts new presidential campaign feature

You can now go to the homepage of the Federal Election Commission and get an instant snapshot on where the money fueling the 2008...

McCain takes swipe at Fairness Doctrine; Edwards takes another approach

The House of Representative put a nail in the coffin of the Fairness Doctrine before it could even rise to the level of a...

Fairness Doctrine handed strong rebuke in US House

Rep. Mike Pence (R-IN), a former radio talk show host, may be on the minority side of the isle in the US House of...

Imus on the Congressional calendar

Ed Markey (D-MA) has shown a ravenous appetite for broadcast and communications issues since taking over a key House Energy & Commerce Committee subcommittee....

Fairness battle returning to Washington?

It's no secret that Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) would like to see the Fairness Doctrine brought back to life, requiring that views expressed over America's...

Correction

Many thanks to the many alert readers who pointed out that Larry Craig is an alert senator. That's Larry Craig (R-ID). We regret referencing...
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