November 12, 2013
by Leigh Argentieri
JURIST Guest Columnist Andrew Beshai, Loyola Law School Class of 2015, discusses California's new gun laws...The gun rights discourse has occupied the media spotlight during the past several years owing to the horrific gun violence at Sandy Hook and, most recently, at the D.C. Naval Yard. On ...[read more]
June 29, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
The US Supreme Court on Friday denied certiorari in a case dealing with media ownership regulations by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). In National Association of Broadcasters v. FCC the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled last year that the FCC must revise its current ...[read more]
February 21, 2012
by Leigh Argentieri
JURIST Guest Columnist Jared Mullowney, Texas Tech University School of Law Class of 2013, is a member of the Intellectual Property Student Association. He argues in favor of eliminating clauses from Internet user agreements that allow websites to retain ownership of all user generated ...[read more]
July 18, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
Corie Wright, Policy Counsel for Free Press, argues that the Third Circuit's ruling restoring the cross-ownership ban on media was a sweeping victory for the public interest and that the FCC must work to maintain diversity in media ownership to ensure competition and the quality of news...It is d... ...[read more]
July 7, 2011
by Julia Zebley
The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled on Thursday that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) must revise its current media ownership rules, effectively reinstating a ban on owning a television station and newspaper in the same market. The ban, though not dissolved, had been ...[read more]
September 19, 2009
by Bhargav Katikaneni
Argentina's Chamber of Deputies approved a bill Thursday that would create new media ownership rules and a new regulatory body to interpret those laws. Argentine President Christina Fernandez De Kirchner said the proposed law, which would limit how many licenses a media company could own as well... ...[read more]
May 23, 2009
by Ximena Marinero
The first person convicted under Canada's post-9/11 terrorism law was sentenced Friday to 36 months in prison, and released by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in consideration of the time he has already served in prison since his arrest in 2006. The yet-unnamed man will be on three-year pr... ...[read more]
December 18, 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Tuesday voted to relax media ownership rules, overturning a 32-year-old rule barring media companies from owning both a newspaper and a television station in any one of the top 20 media markets in the nation. Passed in 1975, the original rule was ...[read more]
October 18, 2007
by Joshua Pantesco
FCC Chairman Kevin J. Martin has circulated a schedule that calls for a final FCC vote in December on a proposal to relax media ownership rules. Under the current rules, a company may not own a television station and a newspaper in the same market, which is blocking Chicago investor Sam Zell from ...[read more]
September 19, 2006
by Brett Murphy
The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has directed the FCC's inspector general to investigate the alleged concealment of a 2004 draft working paper on television ownership and a 2003 draft report on radio ownership.. FCC Chairman Kevin J. Martin said in a Monday letter to... ...[read more]

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