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Reuters
U.S. agency scraps unused telegraph regulations in Trump rules purgemessage. Telegrams were popular in the 1920s in part because they cost less tha
Reuters / Posted 10 hours ago
message. Telegrams were popular in the 1920s in part because they cost less than a long-distance phone call. FCC chairman Ajit Pai said in May he wanted to remove outdated rules, striking irrelevant regulations as “just a matter of good... Read more
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The Hindu
Trump celebrates Diwali at White House, hails contributions of Indian-AmericansHaley, his Ambassador to the United Nations and Seema Verma, Administrator, Cen
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Haley, his Ambassador to the United Nations and Seema Verma, Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Ajit Pai, Chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission and Raj Shah, Mr. Trump’s Principal Deputy Press Secretary... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. FCC extends comment period for Sinclair Tribune dealunder current rules. But it could reverse course if regulators change media own
Reuters / Posted yesterday
under current rules. But it could reverse course if regulators change media ownership regulations. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said in April he would launch a “comprehensive review” of media regulations and overhaul rules that restrict... Read more
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New Kerala
Trump celebrates Diwali, lights diya at White House - newkerala news #281485Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; F
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai; Vanila Singh, chief medical officer in the office of the assistant secretary of health at the Department of Health... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Feinstein, Harris criticize federal alert system as inadequateneed to do that, and I needed to focus on who specifically needed” help. Feins
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
need to do that, and I needed to focus on who specifically needed” help. Feinstein and Harris have asked FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to reply to their letter and a series of questions by Oct. 24, including whether the agency has reached out to areas... Read more
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Business Standard India
Pics: Trump celebrates Diwali, hails Indian-Americans' contribution to USHaley, his Ambassador to the United Nations and Seema Verma, Administrator, Cen
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
Haley, his Ambassador to the United Nations and Seema Verma, Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Ajit Pai, Chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission and Raj Shah, his Principal Deputy Press Secretary also joined... Read more
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asianage
Donald Trump hails Indian-Americans, celebrates Diwali at White HouseHaley, his Ambassador to the United Nations and Seema Verma Administrator, Cent
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
Haley, his Ambassador to the United Nations and Seema Verma Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Ajit Pai, Chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission and Raj Shah, his Principal Deputy Press Secretary also joined... Read more
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SaukValley.com
FCC chairman: Agency can’t revoke TV licenses over newscastsDonald Trump threatened the licenses of news networks six days ago. “I believe
SaukValley.com / Posted 2 days ago
Donald Trump threatened the licenses of news networks six days ago. “I believe in the First Amendment,” FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said in remarks at an event in Washington. “The FCC does not have the authority to revoke a license of a broadcast... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Donald Trump, daughter Ivanka celebrate Diwali in Oval officeranking Haley is US ambassador to the UN and Seema Verma is administrator of Ce
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
ranking Haley is US ambassador to the UN and Seema Verma is administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Ajit Pai, chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission and Raj Shah his Principle Deputy Press Secretary were among... Read more
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TribLIVE
Steve Bannon boosts Jeff Flake challenger, snubs Trump plea to back offSean Spicer questioned in Russia probe NAFTA talks go off rails over U.S. dema
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
Sean Spicer questioned in Russia probe NAFTA talks go off rails over U.S. demands as latest round concludes FCC chair Ajit Pai on Trump's NBC tweet: 'I believe in the First Amendment' After criticism for not calling slain soldiers' families,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Former Trump spokesman Sean Spicer questioned in Russia probechallenger, snubs Trump plea to back off NAFTA talks go off rails over U.S. de
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
challenger, snubs Trump plea to back off NAFTA talks go off rails over U.S. demands as latest round concludes FCC chair Ajit Pai on Trump's NBC tweet: 'I believe in the First Amendment' After criticism for not calling slain soldiers' families,... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
How Mobile Emergency Alert Systems Workto send out the emergency alerts. U.S. Senators Kamala Harris and Dianne Feins
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 2 days ago
to send out the emergency alerts. U.S. Senators Kamala Harris and Dianne Feinstein raised concerns with the FCC Chairman Ajit Pai about the limitations of the wireless emergency alert system. In the wake of the deadliest wildfires in... Read more
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Reuters
Verizon to pay $17.7 million to resolve school broadband probeyears. It also agreed to surrender any appeal rights to more than $100 million
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
years. It also agreed to surrender any appeal rights to more than $100 million in E-rate subsidy payments. FCC chairman Ajit Pai said in a statement that the settlement was an “important measure that both enforces our rules and restores critical... Read more
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TribLIVE
NAFTA talks go off rails over U.S. demands as latest round concludestrade adviser, has lost his official senior perch within the Trump administrati
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
trade adviser, has lost his official senior perch within the Trump administration but remains very influential. FCC chair Ajit Pai on Trump's NBC tweet: 'I believe in the First Amendment' After criticism for not calling slain soldiers' families,... Read more
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The Hill
Trump calls journalists 'fiction writers' in latest media attackout of NBC and the Networks, at what point is it appropriate to challenge their
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
out of NBC and the Networks, at what point is it appropriate to challenge their License? Bad for country!" he tweeted. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said Tuesday he stood for the First Amendment and would not revoke licenses based on news material produ... Read more
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The Hill
Dems urge FCC head to take tougher stance against Trump's media attacksDemocratic lawmakers on Tuesday called on Federal Communications Commission Cha
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday called on Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai to take a tougher stand against President Trump over calls the president made to challenge broadcast licenses. The push comes after Trump suggested last... Read more
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The Hill
Federal judge temporarily halts third Trump travel ban | FCC chief dismisses Trump threat to media licenses | Dem AGs sue DeVos over for-profit college ruleCommission (FCC) doesn't have the authority to revoke a broadcast network's lic
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
Commission (FCC) doesn't have the authority to revoke a broadcast network's license based on content, Chairman Ajit Pai said Tuesday, in response to President Trump's remarks criticizing NBC News. "I believe in the First Amendment. The... Read more
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The Hill
FCC chief dismisses Trump threat to media licenses | Google rolling out new Gmail security features | Tech group blasts EU tax pushCommission (FCC) doesn't have the authority to revoke a broadcast network's lic
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
Commission (FCC) doesn't have the authority to revoke a broadcast network's license based on content, Chairman Ajit Pai said Tuesday, in response to President Trump's remarks criticizing NBC News. "I believe in the First Amendment. The... Read more
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CNET
Verizon to pay $17M to resolve FCC, Justice E-Rate probesmeasure that both enforces our rules and restores critical taxpayer dollars to
CNET / Posted 2 days ago
measure that both enforces our rules and restores critical taxpayer dollars to the Universal Service Fund," FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said in a statement. Verizon said "today's settlements fairly resolve years of work by Verizon and the government... Read more
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Boston Globe
FCC chief rebuffs Trump’s call for license revocations over newstelevision stations for news reports the White House doesn’t like. “I believe
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
television stations for news reports the White House doesn’t like. “I believe in the First Amendment,” FCC chairman Ajit Pai, a Trump appointee, said at an event in Washington. “The FCC does not have the authority to revoke a license of a... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Sinclair Broadcast receives TV station bids as it pursues Tribune acquisitionand how the administration will enforce antitrust laws, the people said. Federa
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
and how the administration will enforce antitrust laws, the people said. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has told an opponent of the Sinclair-Tribune deal that the agency may review media ownership rules before ruling on... Read more
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Slate
The FEC Could Require Online Political Ads to Include Info on Who Paid for Thembe required to treat all internet traffic equally. (Those rules are now under t
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
be required to treat all internet traffic equally. (Those rules are now under threat again thanks to new FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, but let’s not focus on that right now.) The pubic has until Nov. 9 to submit comments to the FEC about whether... Read more
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TribLIVE
FCC chair Ajit Pai on Trump’s NBC tweet: ‘I believe in the First Amendment’FCC chair Ajit Pai on Trump's NBC tweet: 'I believe in the First Amendment' | T
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
FCC chair Ajit Pai on Trump's NBC tweet: 'I believe in the First Amendment' | TribLIVE Obituaries Front Bridgeville Area NewsSewickley HeraldMurrysville StarSouth Hills RecordThe HeraldHampton JournalShaler JournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online... Read more
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The Hill
Senate Dems want hearing on FCC chair's response to Trump's NBC threaton the Senate Commerce Committee sent a letter Tuesday to the panel’s top membe
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
on the Senate Commerce Committee sent a letter Tuesday to the panel’s top members, calling out FCC Chairman Ajit Pai for waiting so long to address the president’s statements. “The FCC Chairman’s failure to quickly respond and... Read more
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The Register
No, the FCC can't shut down TV stations just because Donald Trump is mad at the newscoverage of the US president. Speaking at a public policy conference at George
The Register / Posted 2 days ago
coverage of the US president. Speaking at a public policy conference at George Mason University, Virginia, FCC chairman Ajit Pai said the authority of the communications regulator does not extend to the ability to revoke any broadcaster's... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Looking for OK on Tribune Media deal, Sinclair said to seek TV station sales worth up to $1 billionand how the administration will enforce antitrust laws, the people said. Federa
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
and how the administration will enforce antitrust laws, the people said. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has told an opponent of the Sinclair-Tribune deal that the agency may review media ownership rules before ruling on... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
FCC chair says it can't revoke TV licenses, despite Trump threatweek that licenses for TV networks airing what he calls "fake" news "must be ch
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
week that licenses for TV networks airing what he calls "fake" news "must be challenged and, if appropriate, revoked." Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission that handles licensing, says he doesn't have the authority to... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
FCC chair says it can't revoke TV licenses, despite Trump threatweek that licenses for TV networks airing what he calls "fake" news "must be ch
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
week that licenses for TV networks airing what he calls "fake" news "must be challenged and, if appropriate, revoked." Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission that handles licensing, says he doesn't have the authority to... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
FCC chair says it can't revoke TV licenses, despite Trump threatweek that licenses for TV networks airing what he calls "fake" news "must be ch
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
week that licenses for TV networks airing what he calls "fake" news "must be challenged and, if appropriate, revoked." Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission that handles licensing, says he doesn't have the authority to... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
FCC chair says it can't revoke TV licenses, despite Trump threatweek that licenses for TV networks airing what he calls "fake" news "must be ch
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 2 days ago
week that licenses for TV networks airing what he calls "fake" news "must be challenged and, if appropriate, revoked." Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission that handles licensing, says he doesn't have the authority to... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
FCC chair says it can't revoke TV licenses, despite Trump threatweek that licenses for TV networks airing what he calls "fake" news "must be ch
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 2 days ago
week that licenses for TV networks airing what he calls "fake" news "must be challenged and, if appropriate, revoked." Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission that handles licensing, says he doesn't have the authority to... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
FCC chair says it can't revoke TV licenses, despite Trump threatweek that licenses for TV networks airing what he calls "fake" news "must be ch
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 2 days ago
week that licenses for TV networks airing what he calls "fake" news "must be challenged and, if appropriate, revoked." Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission that handles licensing, says he doesn't have the authority to... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
FCC chair says it can't revoke TV licenses, despite Trump threatweek that licenses for TV networks airing what he calls "fake" news "must be ch
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 days ago
week that licenses for TV networks airing what he calls "fake" news "must be challenged and, if appropriate, revoked." Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission that handles licensing, says he doesn't have the authority to... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
FCC chair says it can't revoke TV licenses, despite Trump threatweek that licenses for TV networks airing what he calls "fake" news "must be ch
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 2 days ago
week that licenses for TV networks airing what he calls "fake" news "must be challenged and, if appropriate, revoked." Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission that handles licensing, says he doesn't have the authority to... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Pai says FCC will not challenge broadcasters' licensestelevision stations for news reports the White House doesn’t like. “I believe
Crain's New York Business / Posted 2 days ago
television stations for news reports the White House doesn’t like. “I believe in the First Amendment,” FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, a Trump appointee, said at an event in Washington. “The FCC does not have the authority to revoke a license of a... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
FCC chair says it can't revoke TV licenses, despite Trump threatweek that licenses for TV networks airing what he calls "fake" news "must be ch
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 2 days ago
week that licenses for TV networks airing what he calls "fake" news "must be challenged and, if appropriate, revoked." Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission that handles licensing, says he doesn't have the authority to... Read more
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News 8000
FCC chair says it can't revoke TV licenses, despite Trump threatweek that licenses for TV networks airing what he calls "fake" news "must be ch
News 8000 / Posted 2 days ago
week that licenses for TV networks airing what he calls "fake" news "must be challenged and, if appropriate, revoked." Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission that handles licensing, says he doesn't have the authority to... Read more
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KECI Missoula
FCC chair says it can't revoke TV licenses, despite Trump threatweek that licenses for TV networks airing what he calls "fake" news "must be ch
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
week that licenses for TV networks airing what he calls "fake" news "must be challenged and, if appropriate, revoked." Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission that handles licensing, says he doesn't have the authority to... Read more
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CNET
FCC chairman throws cold water on Trump's NBC threatFCC Chairman Ajit Pai appears to oppose President Trump's view about what could
CNET / Posted 2 days ago
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai appears to oppose President Trump's view about what could lead to a broadcaster's license getting revoked. Trump last week threatened NBC and "the Networks" for coverage he described as "Fake News." "At what point is it... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
FCC chair says agency can’t revoke TV licenses over newscastDonald Trump threatened the licenses of news networks six days ago. “I believe
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
Donald Trump threatened the licenses of news networks six days ago. “I believe in the First Amendment,” FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said in remarks at an event in Washington. “The FCC does not have the authority to revoke a license of a broadcast... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Sinclair may sell TV stations for up to $1 billion to satisfy FCCand how the administration will enforce antitrust laws, the people said. Federa
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 days ago
and how the administration will enforce antitrust laws, the people said. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has told an opponent of the Sinclair-Tribune deal that the agency may review media ownership rules before ruling on... Read more
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Variety
Ajit Pai, in First Remarks After Trump Tweets, Says FCC Can’t Revoke Broadcast Licenses Based on News ContentWASHINGTON — FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said that the agency lacked authority to rev
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said that the agency lacked authority to revoke the license of a broadcast station based on the the content of a newscast, in his first comments on the topic since President Donald Trump’s tweets last week. Trump... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
FCC chair says agency can't revoke TV licenses over newscastDonald Trump threatened the licenses of news networks six days ago. "I believe
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
Donald Trump threatened the licenses of news networks six days ago. "I believe in the First Amendment," FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said in remarks at an event in Washington. "The FCC does not have the authority to revoke a license of a broadcast... Read more
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The Hill
FCC doesn't have authority to revoke license over content, says chairmanCommission (FCC) doesn’t have the authority to revoke a broadcast network’s lic
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
Commission (FCC) doesn’t have the authority to revoke a broadcast network’s license based on content, Chairman Ajit Pai said Tuesday in response to President Trump’s call on it to challenge NBC’s FCC licenses. “I believe in the first... Read more
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Fortune
FCC Chairman Says First Amendment Protects Broadcasters But Does Not Condemn TrumpNBC and other broadcasters should lose their licenses for reporting “fake news,
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
NBC and other broadcasters should lose their licenses for reporting “fake news,” Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai instead noted that his agency could not do what the president wanted. Pai has served as a commissioner on the FCC... Read more
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Reuters
FCC chairman rejects Trump suggestion on broadcast licensesTuesday the agency does not have authority to revoke broadcast licenses, despit
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
Tuesday the agency does not have authority to revoke broadcast licenses, despite suggestions from President Donald Trump. Ajit Pai, a Republican who was named chairman of the telecommunications regulator in January, broke days of silence by... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Donald Trump’s tweet lands Indian American Ajit Pai in spotlighteyes can see. Aides, and some very close to the President, have failed, faltere
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
eyes can see. Aides, and some very close to the President, have failed, faltered and fallen, or flourished. Indian American Ajit Pai finds himself in that spot, now. Pai is chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, an independent... Read more
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The Hill
FCC chair faces pressure over Trump tweets | Supreme Court to hear Microsoft data privacy case | John Oliver roasts EquifaxTrump's threats to revoke media outlets' broadcasting licenses have put Federal
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
Trump's threats to revoke media outlets' broadcasting licenses have put Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai under new pressure. Pai, a Republican, has been silent this week on Trump's suggestions that media outlets he... Read more
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The Hill
Senate Dem urges FCC chair to disavow Trump tweetTrump’s calls to challenge certain media outlets’ broadcast licenses. Blumenth
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
Trump’s calls to challenge certain media outlets’ broadcast licenses. Blumenthal sent a letter Monday to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai asking him to commit to not infringing on media outlets’ First Amendment rights. “As FCC Chairman, sworn to uphold... Read more
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