Three Big Four Networks, TV Stations Pitch Deregulation To FCC’s Gomez

On Monday, broadcasters made three separate presentations to FCC Commissioner Anna Gomez’s policy aides on the need to protect the regulatory status quo at a minimum regarding TV station ownership. The National Association of Broadcasters went a step further in calling for relaxation of a rule that limits combinations among the most popular stations in a local market.

Third Court Upholds Legality Of Universal Service Fund

NAB: What A Fully Seated FCC Means For Broadcasters

“A fully seated FCC must pursue more ambitious and necessary reforms,” the group wrote. “Specifically, there are three areas where action is necessary to enable vital local news and information our communities need.”

FCC Chair Rosenworcel Issues Statement On Gomez Confirmation

Federal Communications Commission Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel issued the following statement on the U.S. Senate confirmation of Anna Gomez to serve a five-year term as an FCC commissioner: “Congratulations to Anna […]

NAB Issues Statement On Gomez Senate Confirmation To FCC

“Her wealth of experience in telecommunications policymaking will help the FCC address the critical issues facing radio and television broadcasters,” reads part of the statement from NAB President and CEO Curtis LeGeyt.

Senate Confirms Anna Gomez As FCC Commissioner

Her confirmation gives Democrats a 3-2 lead.

Senate Moves Toward Confirmation Of Gomez

The Senate on Thursday moved toward confirming a third Democratic commissioner to the FCC, giving the party a working majority on the commission almost three years into President Joe Biden’s presidential term. Anna Gomez (pictured), a telecommunications attorney, was nominated by Biden last May. The Senate voted 55-43 to cut off debate and proceed to a final vote on her nomination, which will take place later on Thursday.

D.C. Court Smacks Down FCC Decision to Keep 5G RF Emission Standards

The court says the FCC’s arbitrary and capricious’ move failed to consider potential health effects beyond cancer.