FCC Chief Wants to Ease TV Station Cross Ownership With Radio and Newspapers

David Lieberman Deadline.com 11/18/2011

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski is prepared to junk federal rules that limit companies from owning TV and radio stations in the same market — and go half way in doing the same for TV stations and newspapers. He’s circulating a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would wipe out the TV-newspaper restriction […]

Rasmussen: 74% Oppose Taxing Internet News Sites To Help Newspapers

Rasmussen Reports 6/8/2010

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is considering several ways to help the struggling newspaper industry, but Americans strongly reject several proposed taxes to keep privately-owned newspapers going.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 84% oppose a three percent (3%) tax on monthly cell phone bills to help newspapers and […]