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John Eggerton

NHMC Praises NBC Cutting Trump Ties

The National Hispanic Media Coalition Monday cheered Comcast/NBCU's move to drop its relationship with Donald Trump after his comments about Mexican immigrants, which NHMC characterized as hate speech, drew immediate pushback from many quarters. ...

PayPal Praised for Marketing Call Move

PayPal was getting praise from the FCC and the hill for changes to its user agreements that clarify that their users have to opt in to marketing calls. ...

EOBC Offers FCC 1% Solution

Expanding Opportunities for Broadcasters Coalition has told the FCC that its plan to drop its offering prices to stations in the reverse broadcast incentive auction by 5% in each of the initial rounds, is a bad idea any way you look at it, and one that could "destroy" broadcasters ability to get important information to help them decide what to do. ...

Supremes Pass on Google v. Oracle

The Supreme Court has decided not to hear Google's challenge of a lower court decision that copyright protects all elements of computer software so long as it could be written in more than one way. ...

Lougee Elected NAB Joint Board Chair

Dave Lougee, president of the newly independent Tegna Media, has been elelected joint board chairman of the National Association of Broadcasters, succeeding Charles Warfield of YMF Media. ...

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