Tagged: Federal Communications Commission

Comcast/NBC deal scrutinized

Federal regulators insist they’ll keep a close eye on the proposed merger of Comcast, the country’s biggest cable-TV operator, and NBC Universal, with its vast content-production empire.   Law Professor Keith Hylton, an authority on antitrust law, says the feds need to make sure the merger won’t crush competition or harm consumers. “But the government should […]

Full FCC arriving

With Senate approval of new Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski and two more nominees working their way toward approval, the FCC will soon have its full compliment of five members for the first time in the Obama administration.  College of Communication Professor T. Barton Carter, an expert on the FCC and communications law, can […]