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Media Broadcasting

  • The beef product known as pink slime or lean finely textured beef is displayed on a tray during a tour March 29, 2012, of the Beef Products Inc.'s plant in South Sioux City, Nebraska, where the product is made.

    Beef Products has settled its defamation and libel suit against American Broadcasting and its reporter Jim Avila.

  • It's hard to get excited about Disney earnings: FBR Capital Markets

    Barton Crockett, senior analyst FBR Capital Markets and Co., discusses Disney's stock as more consumers turn to cord-cutting.

  • Critics said in a court filing that failing to block the FCC rule "will usher in a wave of media consolidation." As part of the $3.9 billion deal, Sinclair has said it may still have to sell certain of its stations, such as those in St. Louis and Salt Lake City, to comply with FCC regulations. But last year, the FCC, under Democratic President Barack Obama, said those rules...

  • Critics said in a court filing that failing to block the FCC rule "will usher in a wave of media consolidation." As part of the $3.9 billion deal, Sinclair may still have to sell certain of its stations, such as those in St. Louis and Salt Lake City, in order to comply with FCC regulations, the company has said. But last year, the FCC, under Democratic President Barack Obama,...

  • WASHINGTON, June 15- A federal appeals court on Thursday declined to issue an emergency order blocking the U.S. Federal Communications Commission from changing its local television ownership rules, which could have blocked Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc from buying assets of Tribune Media Co one of the largest U.S. television station operators.

  • LONDON, May 24- A BBC radio station located just outside Manchester city center briefly stopped live broadcasting on Wednesday after it was evacuated for what turned out to be a fire alarm. Britain is on its highest level of security alert after a suicide bomb attack killed 22 people on Monday evening, just two miles from the headquarters of BBC Radio 5 live.

  • Some of the Discovery documentaries available through Amazon Channel

    Amazon is launching a new service for Prime Video members in the U.K. and Germany allowing them to watch live television broadcasts.

  • WASHINGTON, April 25- FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said on Tuesday the top U.S. telecommunications regulator would launch a "comprehensive review" of media regulations and overhaul rules that restrict consolidation among media companies, potentially opening the door to a wave of deals among broadcasters and newspapers. In 2016, the FCC under Democratic President...

  • WASHINGTON, April 25- FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said on Tuesday the top U.S. telecommunications regulator would launch a "comprehensive review" of media regulations and overhaul rules that restrict consolidation among media companies, potentially opening the door to a wave of deals among broadcasters and newspapers. In 2016, the FCC under Democratic President...

  • At a speech to broadcasters in Las Vegas, the FCC chief said the commission will vote on May 18 to start the review. The National Association of Broadcasters has asked the FCC to reconsider the decision, saying "broadcasters must be permitted to achieve economies of scale and scope. In 2016, the FCC under Democratic President Barack Obama voted to retain nearly...

  • At a speech to broadcasters in Las Vegas, the FCC chief said the commission will vote May 18 to start the review. In 2016, the FCC under President Barack Obama voted to retain nearly all rules limiting cross-ownership of newspapers, radio and TV stations in the same market. Struggling newspaper companies had pushed for the FCC to relax the restrictions.

  • Tribune did not discuss any tie up, but said in a statement the FCC decision "will serve the important interest of localism by enabling broadcasters to better serve their communities." FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said he plans to take a new look at the current overall limit on companies owning stations serving no more than 39 percent of U.S. television households.

  • FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said he plans to take a new look at the current overall limit on companies owning stations serving no more than 39 percent of U.S. television households. But last year, the FCC under Democratic President Barack Obama said those rules were outdated after the 2009 conversion to digital broadcasting, which eliminated the differences in...

  • WASHINGTON, April 20- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted 2-1 on Thursday to reverse a 2016 decision that limits the number of television stations some broadcasters can buy. The decision could lead to a possible acquisition by Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc of Tribune Media Co, some Democrats in Congress said. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said he plans to...

  • A bright spot amid steady results was Sky's announcement of a $250 million tie-up with U.S. cable network HBO to produce content until 2020.

  • But last year, the FCC under Democratic President Barack Obama said those rules were outdated after the 2009 conversion to digital broadcasting- which eliminated the differences in station signal strength- and revoked them in September. Federal law limits companies to owning stations serving no more than 39 percent of U.S. television households; there is a...

  • The FCC under President Barack Obama said those rules were outdated after the 2009 conversion to digital broadcasting and revoked them in September. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc in September challenged the FCC rule. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said in a statement the FCC was likely to lose the legal challenge before the U.S. Court of Appeals.

  • NEW YORK, March 14- For a complete history of broadcasting, you do not need to go through archives or visit a museum. Just have a chat with Larry King. Q: Growing up in Brooklyn, who were your biggest influences?

  • NEW YORK, March 14- For a complete history of broadcasting, you do not need to go through archives or visit a museum. Just have a chat with Larry King. Q: Growing up in Brooklyn, who were your biggest influences?

  • Noah Oppenheim will become the new president of NBC News.

    NBC News will announce a significant reorganization of its leadership ranks, along with a major investment in a European TV network, NYT reports.