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Washington Bureau Chief

John Eggerton

FCC’s Hoffman Looks Back, Moves Forward

Adonis Hoffman, chief of staff to FCC commissioner and former chairwoman Mignon Clyburn, is exiting the FCC at the end of the month. Hoffman was tapped for the post in 2013 after serving as senior VP/general counsel of the American Association of Advertising Agencies. But Hoffman also brought plenty of FCC and Capitol Hill experience to the post. He was deputy chief of the then-Cable Bureau under...

FCC Sets Effective Competition Comment Deadlines

The FCC's Media Bureau has set the comment deadlines for its tentative proposal to presume, for regulatory purposes, that cable operators are subject to effective competition. The FCC was required by the satellite reauthorization bill to open the rulemaking. ...