Oklahoma Republican tells FCC Chairman Pai no action should be taken that threatens public broadcasters
It could allow Sinclair's proposed merger with Tribune to go through even if a court decision ultimately reverses the FCC's UHF discount decision.
Democratic leaders on the principal FCC oversight committee want the Republican chair to schedule an FCC oversight hearing ASAP, saying the commission has been willfully evasive
FCC Chairman receives standing ovation at the NAB Show
The FCC chair has proposed $954M to help fix comms networks there, but critics aren't happy with his efforts
Plan set to provide $954 million for communication networks
FCC chair Ajit Pai said the FCC will be holding two spectrum auctions in short order, which means next November and soon thereafter.
About six months after Hurricane Maria made landfall and three months after an initial trip to the islands, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has announced a follow-up trip to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to review recovery efforts of the islands’ communications facilities.
The FCC's Inspector General late last year agreed to open an investigation into FCC chair Ajit Pai's handling of the Sinclair Broadcasting-Tribune Media merger and related media ownership deregulatory decisions.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai relied on an out-of-this-world quote to describe how his agency is addressing the real-world lack of diversity in the communications industry during remarks presented today at the MMTC 9th Annual Broadband and Social Justice Summit in Washington, D.C.
“It’s a simple proposition: the media ownership regulations of 2017 should match the media marketplace of 2017,” said FCC Chairman Ajit Pai.
A group of Democratic senators and representatives have asked the Inspector General of the FCC to open an investigation on FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s handling of the proposed Sinclair-Tribune merger, raising questions about Pai’s “objectivity and impartiality.”
More than a month after Hurricane Maria ripped through Puerto Rico, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai made a two-day visit to the island to understand the recovery efforts still in progress.
Following President Trump’s tweets last week that NBC News should have its licensed reviewed in response to a negative story about the president, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has come out and said that “under the law, the FCC doesn’t have the authority to revoke a license of a broadcast station based on the content of a particular newscast.”