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WILL POLITICIANS SAVE BIG BIRD FROM THEMSELVES?

May 11, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

If Republican politicians are successful in their efforts to eliminate funding for public television, the Big Bird broadcasters may be able to find alternative revenue — from the politicians themselves. In a scantly reported decision, a federal appeals court in San Francisco last month overturned the federal ban on political advertising on public broadcasting stations […]

AN FCC COMMISSIONER HEADS TO COMCAST

May 12, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Barely four months after voting to approve Comcast’s takeover of NBC Universal, FCC Commissioner Meredith Attwell is stepping down from the broadcasting regulator to become a lobbyist for Comcast. The broadcast/cable giant maintained, however, that it did not begin discussions with Attwell about taking the job until after the FCC had approved the deal. Official […]