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Obama Backs Cable Competition And Infuriates Industry

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 04.16.2016 | Politics

By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Friday weighed in on the debate over allowing consumers to switch from pricey ca...

Obama To Push For Broadband Competition

Reuters | Posted 01.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 13 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will call on Wednesday for an end to laws that thwart competition among broadband service provid...

Obama: White House Expects FCC To Uphold Net Neutrality

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama says his administration "expects" that the Federal Communications Commission will not allow Internet service providers to offer...

Don't Let Net Neutrality Become Another Broken Promise

Bill Moyers | Posted 05.05.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Barack Obama told us there would be no compromise on net neutrality. We heard him say it back in 2007, when he first was running for president. He said it many more times. And defenders of net neutrality believed him.

Obama's FCC Pick Appears Before Senate Committee | Posted 08.19.2013 | Media

A Senate Commerce Committee hearing into Tom Wheeler's nomination as Federal Communications Commission chairman quickly turned into a partisan debate ...

Obama Nominates FCC Chairman

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2013 | Media

(Adds comments, reaction) By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON, May 1 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday nominated ...

Obama Faces Pressure Over FCC Chair Nomination

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 01.09.2013 | Media

President Obama is being petitioned to nominate a female chair of the Federal Communications Commission. The petition, launched by the Women's Me...

What's So Funny About the FCC's Failures?

Craig Aaron | Posted 02.11.2013 | Media
Craig Aaron

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski may pride himself on playing the "compromiser in chief," but his tenure has been a series of major disappointments for those expecting real change.

Obama's FCC Pick Another Good Sign for Open Media

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

Obama's appointment is another indication that incoming leadership in Washington will move decisively to protect the free flowing Internet from those seeking to become gatekeepers to new media.

Julius Genachowski to Chair FCC: Prospects for Media and Internet

Josh Silver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Josh Silver

Genachowski anchored the drafting of Obama's comprehensive media policy agenda that promotes diversified media ownership and fast, affordable, neutral Internet connections.

FCC Commissioner Julius Genachowski: Obama Selects Former Harvard Classmate

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. President-elect Barack Obama has selected Julius Genachowski, a technology executive and former classmate from Harvard Law School, to lead the Fe...

Obama Won't Silence Rush Limbaugh, Despite Right-Wing Claims

Mother Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Will the Obama administration force Rush Limbaugh off the air? Some conservative activists are claiming such a tragedy is nearly at hand, and they've ...