Tag Archives: FCC

Screen Time: Big bucks are behind those political TV ads in Colorado. Here’s who is paying.

Republican Walker Stapleton, the current state treasurer who is running for Colorado governor, hit the cable airwaves last week and is coming to a TV […]...

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May 21, 2018 All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

As seen on TV: Super PAC spending in the Colorado governor’s race

Two Super PACs will advertise heavily on TV in support of Democratic candidates for governor Cary Kennedy and Mike Johnston in the month before the […]...

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May 14, 2018 2018 Governor Race, All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats

NEWSFLASH: FCC votes to repeal net neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission, led by Chairman Ajit Pai, voted this morning to repeal 2015 net neutrality rules and thus allow internet service providers to […]...

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December 14, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: Trump “threw a fit” when advisers said maybe he shouldn’t blow up Iran nuke deal

This won’t surprise anyone who has been paying attention or who saw Bob Corker’s tweet about adult day care at the White House, but The […]...

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October 12, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Republicans at pains to turn FCC net neutrality ruling into shadowy ‘internet takeover’

The Federal Communications Commission Thursday made an historic ruling in favor of “net neutrality,” which is shorthand for protecting web users from a two-tiered fast-slow […]...

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February 27, 2015 Just In

Wiretap: Taking on giants in the name of Net neutrality

It’s not too late for communications-industry corporate colossi to snatch victory from the widening jaws of defeat, but still… How did a ragtag band of […]...

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February 9, 2015 Just In, Wiretap

ICMYI: Koch-millennials’ group tries to school Udall about good Internet policy

  Jonathan Lockwood, state director for the Koch-funded millennials’ political group Generation Opportunity, wrote an interesting op-ed for the Greeley Tribune the other day entitled […]...

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August 27, 2014 Just In

Denver TV station pulls biggest political ad order from public site

A company with close ties to Republican Party leaders reserved 1,326 spots in the Denver market this fall, but the station receiving the $740,070 contract removed it from public view when a reporter tried to learn who was footing the...

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June 23, 2014 Political Ad Watch, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado fracking information war comes to public radio

The popular National Public Radio news program pauses for an announcement that at first sounds like every other kind of public radio announcement but then takes a turn....

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May 15, 2014 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: ‘I have your girls. By Allah, I will sell them in the market’

The search for the Nigerian lost girls continues with little help from Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan or First Lady Patience Jonathan....

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May 8, 2014 Civil Rights, Health, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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Indy Editor Susan Greene on surviving Colorado’s news apocalypse

Journalism in Colorado is under siege. And headlines keep coming about censorship, layoffs and protests in local newsrooms. Join Colorado Independent Editor Susan Greene at the […]

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Carbon monoxide leak at Aloft Hotel sent 18 people to hospital

Eighteen people were given emergency treatment Tuesday after a carbon monoxide leak at the Aloft Hotel near Denver International Airport. Aurora Fire Rescue evacuated the […]

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