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  1. Politicians push for return of equal time

    4:20 pm 11/25/2008

    The Fairness Doctrine, which forced broadcasters to offer equal time to both sides of controversial issues, was abolished in 1987, paving the way for talk radio in the opinionated -- and popular -- form we know it today.Read more

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  2. Henry Waxman to lead influential House panel

    1:27 pm 11/20/2008

    There will be a change in leadership of the influential House Committee on Energy and Commerce in the next Congress, with Southern California Democrat Henry Waxman taking over for veteran lawmaker John Dingell.Read more

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  3. IATSE reaches basic agreement with producers

    5:14 pm 11/19/2008

    The Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers has inked its sixth deal with a major union this year, completing contract talks with IATSE for its basic agreement covering 35,000 below-the-line workers.Read more

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  4. Market meltdown blasts caps

    3:28 pm 11/19/2008

    In case anyone thought the Hollywood heavyweights were immune to the economic downturn, take a look at their market caps: They've been decimated amid this year's general market sell-off and a sluggish economy.Read more

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  5. Telecom spending could drop quickly

    2:23 pm 11/19/2008

    Telecom operators can cut capital spending quickly if a global economic downturn forces them to protect margins, an investor conference was told Wednesday, in what is potentially bad news for equipment makers.Read more

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  6. Commentary: Downturn exposes cracks in Dish

    3:00 pm 11/18/2008

    Subscriber declines and the imminent expiration of an AT&T co-marketing deal make times tough for the satellite provider, writes GEORG SZALAI.Read more

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  7. BSkyB plans to raise $600 million

    3:32 am 11/18/2008

    BSkyB on Tuesday announced plans to raise $600 million in a bond issue, leading to speculation that the U.K. satcaster was poised to announce an acquisition financed by debt.Read more

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  8. India's UTV cutting costs in broadcasting

    12:48 pm 11/17/2008

    MUMBAI -- UTV Software Communications has done "a very sharp review" of its investment plans over the past 60 days and took steps to cut costs in its broadcasting division, it said in a statement on Monday.Read more

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  9. Mark Cuban charged with insider trading

    8:26 am 11/17/2008

    The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged entrepreneur Mark Cuban with insider trading, the agency said Monday morning.Read more

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  10. Video game industry expects to thrive

    9:30 am 11/14/2008

    Video game sales are expected to be strong this year and in 2009, despite the economic troubles that have hurt some retail stores that sell the games.Read more

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