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  1. 'Family Guy' Rape Episode: Parents Television Council Calls for FCC Complaints (Exclusive)

    10:05 am 2/12/2015

    "Joking about child rape on TV shows and using such patently offensive sexual dialogue is a gross violation of a broadcast licensee's public-interest obligation," said PTC president Tim Winter.Read more

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  2. Hollywood's Top 10 Legal Disputes of 2014

    7:46 am 12/30/2014

    The Sony hack and the Supreme Court's Aereo decision were important stories. But what was the biggest, most consequential legal dispute from the past year?Read more

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  3. Canadian TV Regulator Wins New Power to Fine Rogue Companies

    9:37 am 12/17/2014

    The CRTC takes first-time aim with monetary penalties, something the FCC does regularly statesideRead more

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  4. FCC Looking Into Complaints About Miley Cyrus Fourth of July Weekend Special

    5:17 pm 8/6/2014

    Although there were only three complaints from the more than two million viewers, the agency is determining if the show violated rules against indecency or profanity.Read more

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  5. FCC Will Vote on Net Neutrality Thursday Despite Protests (Analysis)

    8:00 am 5/13/2014

    The passage will begin a long process of comments and rewrites before there is a final vote, followed by the inevitable court challenges.Read more

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  6. NCTA CEO Michael Powell on High Sports Fees, Aereo and Why Cable Is in a 'Transformative' Period (Q&A)

    7:00 am 4/29/2014

    In the second of a two-part interview, Powell warns that consumers may not be able to absorb rising sports costs and says over-the-top video is a threat to cable.Read more

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  7. NCTA CEO Michael Powell Defends Rising Cable Costs, Talks Mergers and Net Neutrality (Q&A)

    8:00 am 4/28/2014

    The former FCC chairman also explains how the Internet has changed content distribution in the first of a two-part interview with The Hollywood Reporter. Read more

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  8. FCC Chairman Defends Controversial New Rules on Retransmission Consent

    7:30 pm 4/2/2014

    Speaking to a receptive group of cable operators, Tom Wheeler said that the goals Congress laid out when it passed the law have been "perverted," and needed to be reformed.Read more

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  9. FCC Fines TV Companies $1.9 Million for Messing With Emergency Alert System

    11:41 am 3/3/2014

    Viacom, NBCUniversal and ESPN are in regulatory trouble for airing a trailer for "Olympus Has Fallen" with a particularly distinctive screeching noise.Read more

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  10. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Renews Commitment to 'Open Internet' Rules

    9:03 am 2/19/2014

    After a court decision throwing out anti-blocking and anti-discrimination rules, the media regulatory chief says he will be asking his fellow commissioners to come up with new standards and guidance for broadband providers.Read more

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