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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Tom Wheeler
The Federal Communications Commission has been much in the news recently — and deservedly so — owing to its ill-conceived "Critical Information Needs" study.
The Federal Communications Commission says a controversial study of the nation's newsrooms is being reworked, but House Republicans aren't taking any chances.
The Federal Communications Commission finds itself on the defensive over a proposed research project that critics say directly threatens First Amendment protections for the news media.
The Federal Communications Commission announced Wednesday that it will overhaul net neutrality regulations that were overturned in court and bring them back to the Internet.
The Internet is about to change significantly, as the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia struck down against network neutrality — effectively making Internet Service Providers in control of what websites are promoted.
Fairness, like beauty, lies in the eye of the beholder, but some of President Obama's men are eager to tell everyone who's pretty and who's not. There's a buzz inside the Federal Communications Commission to deputize the government once more as the news cop, commissioning bureaucrats to decide what's fair and what isn't. We don't need a rocket scientist or even a shade-tree mechanic to see where that leads.
The future of long-standing government bans on obscenity and nudity on the airwaves soon could become much clearer as President Obama's pick to head the Federal Communications Commission faces a Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday — one day before the public comment period on the policy ends.
Tom Wheeler, President Obama's nominee to be the next chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), has lots of experience in the communications policy arena.
The talk is a call to arms — and a cultural indicator that Republicans and conservatives should note. Democrats are borrowing a page from the tea party playbook, using dramatic language and historic reference. But this message is not from heartland folk. It is a contrivance from the most loyal of President Obama's loyalists.
Iowa has paid London filmmakers $450,000 to cancel plans to shoot a movie there about a flesh-eating lake monster and other films that could have qualified for millions of dollars in tax credits, newly released public records show.
In the wake of this setback, on Feb. 19, Mr. Wheeler issued a statement outlining his proposals for what the agency should do next.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says the organization has "no intention" of interfering in the editorial decision-making of broadcast stations and newspapers.