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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Ex-FCC Chairman Genachowski Joins The Carlyle Group

    5:50 am 1/6/2014

    The former IAC executive will be a partner in the private-equity firm's U.S. buyout team and will focus on tech, media and telecom investments.Read more

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  9. FCC Proposes $25,000 Fine for 'Conan's' Simulated Emergency Alert Promo

    9:38 am 11/6/2013

    An ad for TBS' late-night show sounded similar to a distress signal, leading the commission to insist that the channel's parent company pay a large penalty.Read more

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  10. Tom Wheeler Makes First Staff Address as FCC Chairman

    1:27 pm 11/5/2013

    Calling it the "Optimism Agency" of the federal government, Wheeler introduces new staff -- including controversial hire Gigi Sohn -- and tells his team "the 21st century economy starts here."Read more

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