Thu.May 09, 2019

BBC Fires Host Who Tweeted "Royal Baby" Image

Media Law Prof Blog

The BBC has fired radio host Danny Baker for tweeting an image of a couple (presumably meant to be the Duke and Duchess of Sussex) with a chimpanzee in a bowler, along with the caption, "Royal baby leaves hospital."

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Bob Woodward: I think we have a governing crisis

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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FCC Seeks Comments on Univision Request to Exceed 50% Foreign Ownership

Broadcast Law Blog

The FCC this week released a Public Notice soliciting comments on the request of Univision, which owns US radio and TV stations, to have foreign ownership that exceeds 50%. As we wrote here , the FCC previously permitted foreign ownership of up to 49% of the company. With a restructuring of its investors, the company is now seeking permission for foreign investors to own up to 70% of the company.

Ex-Clinton Official: Arrest Trump AG Barr If He Resists Subpoena | The B.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

FCC to Hold Public Forum on ENT Captioning of Live TV Programming Tomorrow, May 10

Broadcast Law Blog

The FCC tomorrow will hold a public forum on Electronic Newsroom Technique (ENT) of captioning live TV programming tomorrow from 1 PM to 4:45 PM Eastern Time (see the agenda here ). The forum will be available for viewing online (go to the FCC webpage here for information about connecting).

Mueller Insider: He will reveal Trump’s criminal obstruction

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Mueller Insider: He will reveal Trump’s criminal obstruction

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