The FCC’s new Open Internet rules are a major come-from-behind victory for net neutrality. How in the world did this actually get done? And what exactly happens now?
A federal appeals court just ended net neutrality because the FCC didn’t call it what it is: common carriage.
Noel Holston celebrates the life and work of Les Brown, TV journalist and historian, editor at Variety, and renown expert on the business of television.
The policy battle over net neutrality is heating back up with the hearing in Verizon v. FCC. Here’s what’s at stake in the case.
Considering the larger historical context of the broadcasters’ objections to Aereo, how might this case reflect how broadcasters are revising their commitment to “free” television?
While other countries are considering changes to adapt their media laws for convergence, Australia has been a world leader in commissioning major studies that address these challenges head on.
Christine Becker assesses the level and regulation of graphic content on British TV (and relays a naughty joke).
Ten (or more) media industry news items you might have missed recently, plus a programming note.
It’s worthwhile thinking about the Blackberry investigations and Google/Verizon plan for the future of net neutrality in connection with each another because they tell us a lot about trends in information policy and practice.
Ten (or more) media industry stories you might have missed recently.
It’s official: Comcast has purchased a majority share of NBC-Universal from parent conglom GE, owning 51% to GE’s 49%. Today’s New York Times reports that the papers have been signed and the deal has been made, though the purchase still needs to be approved by regulatory bodies–a process that could take up to 18 months.
The beta version of Copyright Watch was launched recently. The site gives users an overview of national copyright law in various countries across the globe. Each entry on Copyright Watch gives a brief overview of the geographic location and borders…