Comcast's merger in perspective

Opinion | Scott Cleland
A Comcast sign is shown in San Francisco

Breaking down the media hype over the industry’s big merger

Olympic advertisers score gold, in left-wing advocacy

Opinion | Chris Walker

NBC-Universal spends beaucoup cash on promoting things like cap-and-trade and abortion

Comcast 'a threat to the open Internet,' former Obama adviser argues - TheDCNF

Politics | Anne Hobson

‘Misses the mark’

Comcast denying gun advertisements on network

Business | Caroline May

‘This policy aligns us with the guidelines in place at many media organizations’

Does cable really have a 97% profit margin?

Opinion | Matt Starr & Will Rinehart

It’s another misleading statistic all too easily accepted by those who insist that cable is a rapacious monopoly requiring public utility regulation.

Court rules Netflix improperly favored by US Postal Service - TheDC

Business | Josh Peterson
Netflix Earns

Ruling could change how postal workers handle Netflix discs

Google supports net neutrality, but not for itself

Opinion | Zack Christenson

Google’s Google Fiber service makes the company both a service provider and content distributor, in direct conflict with principles it opposed through net neutrality

The FCC's Over-Reliance on Obsolete Law

Opinion | Scott Cleland

This week produced the latest example of an FCC decision dependent on obsolete law and not supported by the facts, law or Constitution

FCC's Slippery Slope to Regulating Content, Speech, and the Press

Opinion | Scott Cleland

Few FCC decisions will be as revealing of the FCC’s sense of its power than its decision to either uphold or overturn this shocking power grab and precedent.

Franken targets Comcast app for net neutrality violation - The Verge

Tech | Josh Peterson

Franken urged the FCC and the DOJ to reexamine Comcast’s acquisition of NBC Universal, citing a number of recent problems and complaints.

Comcast and Netflix at odds again over Net Neutrality - PC Mag

Tech | Josh Peterson

Last month, it was revealed that customers who subscribe to Comcast’s Xfinity TV service for the Xbox 360 won’t be charged for the service’s data use against the ISP’s 250GB monthly cap.

Sprint sues cable companies part of Verizon deal - Bloomberg

Tech | Josh Peterson

‘Sprint filed separate lawsuits today in federal court in Kansas City, Kansas, against Time Warner Cable, Comcast, Cable One Inc. and Cox Communications Inc’

DOJ probes Verizon spectrum deal - Reuters

Tech | Josh Peterson

‘Both Verizon Wireless and AT&T have said they need more spectrum to support increased consumer demand’

Cable companies to resell Verizon Wireless service - AP

Business | admin

‘Cable companies Comcast Corp., Time Warner Cable Inc. and Bright House Networks said Friday that they have agreed to sell their wireless licenses — which they haven’t been using — to Verizon Wireless for $3.6 billion.’

Comcast creates reduced-price Internet package for welfare participants - TheDC

Tech | Meg Gasvoda

‘Clearly, being connected to the Internet is not only important, but vital’

Comcast to offer subsidized Internet service to low-income families - Time

Tech | InternAdmin

If your kids qualify for lunch under the National School Lunch Program, you may qualify for $10 per month service

Exec at NBC parent company raises $1.2 million for Obama - TheDC

Politics | Jeff Poor

Comcast’s executive vice president hosts Obama fundraiser with $10,000 per person price tag for admission

Sen. Kerry owns $1.75m stake in Comcast, News Corp - TheDC

Politics | Amanda Carey

New report reveals members of Congress own stakes in media companies

Glenn Beck: Olbermann is 'the biggest pain in the ass in the world' - TheDC

Entertainment | Laura Donovan

‘You can handle the mediocre ratings if the guy’s not a total pain in the ass, but from every indication, Keith Olbermann is the biggest pain in the ass in the world’

Is Comcast already beginning to re-shape MSNBC? - TheDC

US | Steven Nelson

Comcast has denied any involvement in the decision, but the timing of its acquisition of NBC Universal has led to speculation