Consolidation in the Broadband World

On Monday, the Federal Communications Commission and Department of Justice moved to approve two big acquisitions from Charter Communications...

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Herring Networks Eyes Buying Al Jazeera America

One America News Network (OAN) parent Herring Networks is exploring buying the shuttering Al Jazeera America to get...

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Poland’s New Media Bill Raises Questions

On Jan. 7 Polish President Andrzej Duda signed a temporary new media bill, which many are calling a threat to the country’s media freedom.

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Report: Broadcast Deals Neared $500 Million in Q4 2015

Though it was a significant drop off from the more than $3 billion of deals for station mergers and acquisitions that occurred in Q3, Q4 of 2015 saw $486.8 million...

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Charter: New York State Approves Time Warner Cable Deal

New York State has approved Charters proposed merger with Time Warner Cable, thanks in part to some new conditions...

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Media Ownership Hearing Cut Short Due to Votes... Again

The House Communications Subcommittee tried to reconvene its media ownership hearing Thursday...

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FCC Approves Foreign Ownership NPRM

The FCC has unanimously voted to propose streamlining the FCC's foreign ownership rules for broadcasters looking to exceed the current...

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GOP Memo Cites FCC Ownership Review Rife With Missteps

The House Communications subcommittee has teed up a bunch of broadcast media ownership issues for potential discussion at its Sept. 25 hearing.

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Wheeler Eager for Start of Charter-TWC Shot Clock

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler says the FCC will start its informal shot clock on the Charter-Time Warner Cable deal as soon as the commissioners vote...

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Mediacom, Media General Strike Retrans Deal

Mediacom and Media General have struck a retransmission consent deal for the stations Media General acquired from LIN...

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