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Why Trump Can't Strip NBC's Broadcast Licenses
“You basically have to kill someone or be a child sex predator to lose your broadcast license."
Internet Activists Urge Congress to Fire Trump's FCC Chief Ajit Pai
Democratic senators are showing a remarkable display of opposition.
The Comment Period Is Over, But the Battle for Net Neutrality Ain't Done Yet
Activists are gearing up for a lengthy court battle, and public outrage may force the FCC to punt the issue to Congress.
Liberals and Conservatives Attack TV Merger That Would Let Pro-Trump Media Dominate Local News
"This is not the Soviet Union: Americans deserve a meaningful choice in their local news," a lawmaker said of the proposed Sinclair-Tribune merger.
Democrats Ask FCC Why It's Helping a Pro-Trump Media Company Consolidate Power
Critics say Trump’s FCC is trying to help a pro-Trump media company grow larger.
The FCC Is Using an Obsolete Loophole to Help a Pro-Trump Media Company Take Over Local TV
Sinclair Broadcast Group will soon be able to reach 72 percent of all American households.
Democratic Lawmakers Blast Trump’s FCC for ‘Anti-Consumer’ Agenda
Trump’s FCC chief Ajit Pai was in the hot seat Tuesday on Capitol Hill.
Tech vs. Telecom: Closing Arguments in Net Neutrality Battle
It’s a clash of corporate titans over the future of internet governance.
After Net Neutrality 'Day of Action,' Internet Activists Face a Tough Fight Ahead
Trump’s FCC chief Ajit Pai is a longtime agency official who is unaccountable to voters.
Net Neutrality Activists Launch Massive ‘Day of Action’ to Protest Trump’s FCC
An online show of force opposing the FCC’s plan to dismantle net neutrality protections.
Most Americans Support the Net Neutrality Rules that Trump’s FCC Wants to Kill
New poll finds strong bipartisan backing for the FCC’s 2015 net neutrality safeguards.
Trump’s FCC Under Pressure Over Net Neutrality Comment ‘Irregularities’
Lawmakers want more answers about suspicious net neutrality comment activity.