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WASHINGTON - Moving to quiet criticism that the Federal Communications Commission went too far in easing media ownership rules, FCC Chairman Michael Powell said the agency would take steps to make broadcasters more responsive to local communities.
Monday’s decision by the Federal Communications Commission green-lighting more media consolidation drew scorn and praise from consumer advocates, media experts and industry insiders.
WASHINGTON - Rules governing ownership of newspapers and television and radio stations are on the verge of changes that could significantly alter who controls what people see, hear and read.
New federal rules that would allow a single company to own newspapers and broadcast outlets in the same market are on hold for now while pressure is building for a congressional veto showdown with President Bush.
MIAMI — As horrific images of Haiti flashed across the screens, murmurs of recognition floated through the audience at Univision Network's live celebrity telethon, many people nodding as they recalled disasters in their native countries.
WASHINGTON - The government approved Univision Communications Inc.'s $3.1 billion purchase of Hispanic Broadcasting Corp. on Monday, allowing the nation's largest Spanish-language media conglomerate to grow bigger yet.
January 18, 2005
There are no employees at the House of Broadcasting.
NEW YORK — For more than 60 years, TV stations have broadcast news, sports and entertainment for free and made their money by showing commercials. That might not work much longer.
Walter Cronkite, the premier TV anchorman of the networks' golden age who reported a tumultuous time with reassuring authority and came to be called "the most trusted man in America," has died. He was 92.
The nearly 5,000 members of the national and international media who came to Arizona for Super Bowl XLII wrote or broadcast 90 percent complimentary stories about the destination for their hometown crowd, according to a study released Friday.
"Comprehensive media reform." That term has an interesting "ring" to it, don't you think?And depending on the outcome of this year's national election, it could become a serious policy issue in Washington.
We were greatly amused by the call last week from a coalition of "consumer" and "public interest" groups to "protect public broadcasting from politically motivated bureaucrats and lawmakers." They’re especially anguished about political string-pulling on the Public Broadcasting System, which feeds at the federal trough.
A federal appeals court Wednesday blocked a change in federal rules that would have loosened restrictions on media consolidation beginning today, granting at least a temporary victory to those who argue that the new regulations would give television networks too much power and reduce local programming.
As the media horde that covered the Super Bowl wings its way out of the Valley, a new wave is flocking in to cover Sen. John McCain's election-night speechifying in his hometown today.
Ready or not, the Valley is getting its close-up. The Super Bowl provides its host cities an international stage, as thousands of members of the national media arrive.
NEW YORK - Traditional media companies trying to stem the flow of advertising dollars to Google and other large Internet companies are increasingly building ad networks of their own, anchored by their brands.
Part 3 of a 5-day series:
What’s on your wish list this holiday season? How ‘bout a career in rock-n-roll?
As informed citizens, we turn on our televisions and radios, and open our newspapers and expect coverage of the news of the day to be there.
A consumer watchdog group is urging Sen. John McCain to firmly oppose changes in media ownership rules being considered by the Federal Communications Commission.
A record 4,800 members of the national and international media showed up in the Valley to report on Super Bowl XLII and its plethora of side events. And 94.4 percent of them were happy with the experience, Bob Sullivan, president of the Arizona Super Bowl XLII Host Committee, said Wednesday.
Both innovative. Both impactful. Both oh-so-East Valley.
God may be too busy Sunday mornings to listen to "The God Show" on KTAR (620 AM), but host Pat McMahon has an open invitation for God to make an appearance on the show that bears his divine name.
Mark Scarp: Walter Cronkite’s name put Arizona State University’s journalism school on the media map. Since Cronkite became the “face” of ASU journalism in 1984, the school began a quarter-century of improvement and expansion of its curriculum, the addition of top-flight faculty and in 2008, a new six-story building in downtown Phoenix, as well as growing amounts of private philanthropic support.