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Obama Endorsement Still Better Than Bill Clinton Endorsement, Research Shows

Michael Maslansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Maslansky


Obama's First Fault as President

Henryk A. Kowalczyk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Henryk A. Kowalczyk

Most Americans are prepared for the departure of analog TV. Those lost in transition would start screaming on 2/18, and within 24 hours, 90% of them would be assisted by someone.

Going Digital

Jonathan Richards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Richards

...and a curious peace came over the people... ...

Digital TV: Switch From Analog Causes Confusion

Yahoo! Finance | Peter Svensson, AP Technology Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) -- TV stations across the U.S. started cutting their analog signals Friday morning, ending a six-decade era for the technology and like...

Digital TV Converter Coupons Start Flowing Again

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The agency that mails out coupons for digital TV converter boxes expects to eliminate its wait list in two and a half weeks, an offic...

500 TV Stations Still Plan To Make Digital Switch Next Week | Peter Whoriskey and Kim Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

With millions of U.S. viewers still apparently unprepared for the nation's switch to digital TV, nearly 500 full-power television stations across the ...

Digital Television Delay

Stephanie Vaughn Hapke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephanie Vaughn Hapke

I'm sorry, but if people have not heeded the warnings by now, they either do not watch enough TV for this to be an issue, or they just don't care.

Digital TV Transition Delayed To June 12

AP | JOELLE TESSLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON — After weeks of debate, Congress is giving consumers four more months to prepare for the upcoming transition from analog to digital ...

Digital TV Transition Delay: House Defeats Bill, February 17 Deadline Intact

AP | JOELLE TESSLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON — Bucking the Obama administration, House Republicans on Wednesday defeated a bill to delay the upcoming transition from analog to di...

Digital TV Transition Delay: Obama Asks Congress For More Time

AP | JOELLE TESSLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON — President-elect Barack Obama is urging Congress to postpone the Feb. 17 switch from analog to digital television broadcasting, argu...

Telecom Chairman: Digital TV Transition Date May Be Delayed

Broadcasting & Cable | John Eggerton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The DTV hard date appears to be softening. Consumers Union (CU) late Wednesday asked the heads of the congressional committees with telecommunication...

Government Running Out Of Digital TV Coupons

Wall Street Journal | Amy Schatz and Ben Charny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rattled by the recession, many consumers facing the upcoming switch to digital television are taking the cheap way out -- buying inexpensive converter...

Digital TV Transition Still Largely Misunderstood

New York Times | Eric A. Taub | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Federal Communications Commission sponsored a Nascar race car as part of its effort to inform Americans that on Feb. 18, television signals transm...

FCC Buys NASCAR Ads To Promote Digital TV

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — Hoping to rev up awareness for the transition to digital TV, the Federal Communications Commission is putting up $350,000 to spons...

Digital TV Switch Will Be Messy: FCC Official

Reuters | Kim Dixon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A pending mandatory switch of all U.S. televisions to digital will be messy, a federal communications official said on Tuesday,...

Digital TV Switch Begins In Wilmington, NC

AP | JOHN DUNBAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WILMINGTON, N.C. — With the flick of an 8-foot switch at midday Monday, this Southern city became the first market in the U.S. to make the chang...

FCC Survey: 96% Of TV Stations Ready For Digital Switch

MediaWeek | Katy Bachman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The vast majority of active full power TV stations, 96 percent, are ready or will be ready to make the transition to full digital service by the Feb. ...

10 Million American Homes "Completely Unready" For Switch To Digital TV: Report

New York Times | Brian Stelter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Nearly 25 million homes have at least one television set that will stop functioning in nine months, when the nation converts to digital over-the-air t...