FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, along with Commissioners Mike O’Rielly and Mignon Clyburn, on Wednesday testified at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. It would seem that so-called public interest advocates would support such Congressional oversight, as it ensures that regulators do their jobs and is indicative of the checks and balances provided by the Constitution. Sadly, it appears some oppose it. Indeed, advocates criticized Congress for its hearing of then-Chairman Tom Wheeler and FCC commissioners. That the FCC testifies before the Senate is not unreasonable and seems to be the bare minimum of oversight, says AEI visiting fellow Roslyn Layton.
Smart appliances have been available for many years without making much impact on the $74 billion worldwide laundry and refrigeration market. But, research from Futuresource Consulting indicates that this may be about to change. That's big news for radio industry sales execs.
Given the recent track record of wonks, soothsayers, curanderas and individuals who hold Nostradamus in high regard, forecasts may not be as accurate as one would think when it comes to digital dollars sailing past that of TV in 2017. It's an interesting surprise, and SMI's CEO has some fresh ad trend info that may put your C-Suite in a pleasant mood.
Does the First Amendment care who won the U.S. presidential election on Nov. 8, 2016? Erwin G. Krasnow, the co-chair of the Communications Group of Washington, D.C. law firm Garvey Schubert Barer, tackles this question in a column that delves into fairness, and the First Amendment, and where broadcasters are under a Trump presidency.
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'Radio on its worst day couldn't come up with the abomination that one of the nation's biggest supermarket chains dreamed up'
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In an Agency Blog, the digital ad dollar dominator explained that the audit was all a part of "building trust and increasing transparency"
With TU-Automotive Detroit 2017 set for June 7-8 in Novi, Michigan, this conference is set to dive into the reinvented dashboard
Given what YouTube just did about one of its most user-disliked advertising features, will AM and FM radio stations learn to follow
Snap is doing something very intriguing with a major pay-TV network. Here's why it could be of high interest to you.
Why use an NDA? “A dean of the Washington communications bar” and a media financial consultant explain the benefits
Centennial Broadcasting excels with a locally focused group of stations on the fringe of the National Capital Region