A divided Federal Communications Commission ruled Friday that Comcast Corp. violated federal policy when it blocked Internet traffic for some subscribers. The cable giant has been ordered to change the way it manages its network.
By PBS NewsHour
A federal appeals court on Monday overturned a decision to fine against CBS Corp. $550,000 for the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show that ended with Janet Jackson's "wardrobe malfunction."…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear arguments regarding the use of profanities on radio and television broadcasts, the first time the court will rule on such indecency matters in 30 years.
The FCC will vote Tuesday on whether media companies should be permitted to own both a newspaper and broadcast station in the same market. Jeffrey Brown reports on the pending "cross-ownership" proposal, and then media experts discuss its potential impact.
In an extended version of the interview aired on Friday, NewsHour Director of Production Operations Chris Dee and WETA's Vice President of Engineering Christopher Lane talk about the NewsHour's transition to high-definition programming.
By PBS NewsHour
Editor's note: On Dec. 17, 2007, the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer will become one of the first television news programs to broadcast in high definition.
In an extended version of the interview aired Friday, Director Steve Howard talks to Jeffrey Brown about the NewsHour's transition to a high-definition broadcast.
The House Telecommunications and Internet Subcommittee heard testimony on Wednesday from top FCC officials on whether media companies should be permitted to own both a newspaper and a broadcast station in the same market. The NewsHour reports on the proposed…
The Tribune Co. on Monday accepted an $8.2 billion buyout offer from Chicago real estate investor Sam Zell. The NewsHour takes a look at the potential impact of the sale on the media company and newspaper industry.
As the Federal Communications Commission and anti-trust regulators scrutinize a proposed merger between XM and Sirius satellite radio, Gwen Ifill talks to a media analyst about the timing of the deal and its implications for satellite radio listeners.
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