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FCC Addressing Changing Technology

by: Patrick Moore

BOULDER, COLO – A new form of decision making must be put into place by the FCC in order to regulate the rapidly changing technology of today’s world, said FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler last Monday. 255 more words

FCC Chairman Defends Regulatory Moves at NAB Confab

LAS VEGAS — FCC chairman Tom Wheeler told broadcasters on Tuesday that they can move from “being the disrupted to the disruptor,” a call for them to pursue innovation even after many have grumbled that the agency is targeting them for additional regulations while favoring a broadband future. 878 more words


NAB President Gordon Smith Pours Oil on Troubled Airwaves

One of the main duties of National Assn. of Broadcasters president and CEO Gordon Smith is to manage the relationship between stations and policymakers.

Rarely does an NAB Show go by without some sort of acrimony directed at the FCC — and, at times, visa versa — but this year’s gathering is the first since Tom Wheeler succeeded Julius Genachowski as chairman of the agency. 520 more words


Netflix Neutrality

By: Daniel Mahoney

The Supreme Court’s overturning of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) policy of Network Neutrality on January 14th, 2014, incited a massive outcry against the ruling. 473 more words

FCC Votes to Bar Stations from Jointly Selling Ad Time

The FCC on Monday prohibited so-called “sidecar” deals among stations in the same market, a move that Chairman Tom Wheeler said will close a loophole that has allowed major media groups to skirt media ownership rules. 824 more words


#WIP20 25/26 April - Gala and Spring School at Titanic Belfast

To celebrate WIP’s 20th Anniversary, we are delighted to announce the launch of two events on the 25th & 26th April in Titanic Belfast – the WIP Gala and the WIP Spring School. 652 more words

Study of Two L.A. TV Stations Concludes Channel Sharing 'Can Be Done'

Two independent Los Angeles TV stations, KLCS-TV and KJLA-TV, have concluded that it is “technically feasible” for them to share the same channel, in a study that could bolster the FCC’s effort to entice broadcasters to participate in an auction of their spectrum for wireless use. 222 more words