Hill Dems Weigh In On Comcast Plan To Drop Hearst Stations

Four Massachusetts legislators have called on Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and Hearst President Jordan Wertlieb to negotiate in good faith and resolve their carriage dispute so that ABC affiliate WCVB Boston stays on Comcast’s system serving Bristol County, Mass., residents.

CNN Draws Fire For Debate Question That Ignores Denial

A debate moderator’s question that appeared to dismiss his denial of a story that he had told rival Elizabeth Warren that a woman couldn’t win the presidential election was making news following this week’s Democratic debate.

4 Dem Candidates Push NBC On Eve Of Debate

Citing harassment allegations at the network, Cory Booker, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren urged its parent, Comcast, to conduct an independent review.

 

FCC Dismisses Warren’s Attacks As ‘Hot Air’

The FCC dismissed Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-Mass.) criticism of the agency’s chairman as “hot air,” after the Democratic presidential candidate accused him of advancing the interests of the telecom industry. The pushback comes in response to an op-ed the senator published in The Washington Post on Tuesday arguing for renewed federal efforts to expand internet access to areas that lack it.

Elizabeth Warren Raises Concerns Over CBS-Viacom

Media analysts and the entertainment industry aren’t the only ones paying attention to the recent CBS-Viacom merger. Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, a current frontrunner for the Democratic nomination, has weighed in on the merger, Tweeting that the Department of Justice “should be paying close attention.”

Elizabeth Warren Is Rejecting Fox News, But Most Of Her Rivals Aren’t

‘The View’ Criticizes Warren For Not Doing Fox News Town Hall

Elizabeth Warren Refuses Fox Town Hall Invite

Warren Also Concerned Over NBC Boston

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has joined Sen. Ed Markey in questioning how much of the Boston market will be able to watch new NBC O&O WBTS over the air when it officially launches on Jan. 1, 2017.

Senators Urge Wheeler To Move On STBs

They want the commission to launch a rulemaking to allow consumers to use set-top boxes of their choice to receive MVPD programming.