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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Appeals court rejects ACLU challenge to wiretapping

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has dismissed an ACLU challenge to the Bush Administration's warrantless wiretapping program. The three-judge panel ruled 2 to...

How many Hispanics?

Henry Waxman's (D-CA) Oversight and Government Reform Committee is going on the road. In fact, its going to Clear Channel Communications' home turf -...

Slow time in Washington gets even slower

The summer doldrums are setting in inside the Beltway. Congress is back from its observance of the Fourth of July, but is getting set...
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