Public interest advocates need a reality check when it comes to news and media ownership. There’s a prevailing notion that greater ownership concentration yields less diverse and competitive coverage. There may be a kernel truth to that assumption sometimes, in
One of the most notable things about James Cameron’s use of 3D technology in his new epic movie “Avatar” is his restraint. Nothing in this movie jumps off the screen, the way 3D is so often described. “Avatar” instead draws
The first week of the new year’s been a doozey, starting with a cage match between Time Warner and Fox over retransmission fees. They settled on New Year’s Day after a holiday greeting from Sen. John Kerry (D Mass.). Sinclair
The future of TV stations might well be 24/7 generators of local content for any type of platform from cable to ATSC-enabled iPads. Whatever it becomes, it’s unlikely to be limping along entirely dependent on regulatory relief.