An old adage says that those who do not study history are doomed to repeat it. In the world of communications, I would posit a variation on that adage: Those who have lived through regulatory controversies are doomed to repeat them – forever. As one who has witnessed many regulatory controversies since 1978, I am … Continue reading Program Exclusivity, Part III: Haven’t We All Seen This Movie Before?
As a General Counsel – now at NAB and formerly of the FCC – I tend to believe that adhering to the law is a good thing. That is why I am very troubled by the broadcast ownership order now circulating at the Commission and the blog posts filed by senior FCC officials supporting it. … Continue reading Looking to the Law