Media

Updated: Statement of Gigi Sohn on FCC’s Abdication of its Authority to Protect Consumers and Likely Repeal of Net Neutrality Rules


Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai just announced that he will release a draft order tomorrow that, if adopted, would reclassify broadband Internet access as a deregulated “information service”, repeal the FCC’s 2015 network neutrality rules and replace them only with a transparency rule. The following statement should be…

CSPAN: Media Ownership in the US


Television industry analysts talked about the proposed merger between the Sinclair Broadcast Group and the Tribune Corporation, which would create the nation’s largest group of television stations. They spoke about what the merger would mean for issues such as competition, local content, and media diversity, as well as broader questions relating to…