As with many other social and economic problems, the pandemic has only deepened the digital divide. “Unlike in other wealthy nations, the federal government has imposed no cost controls to make broadband more affordable,” writes Will Carless in a recent article for Reveal. “The result: massive inequality in one of the modern world’s most basic […]
The FCC is rewriting the rules on who runs the internet, and soon it will be the communication giants. Victor Pickard, Associate Professor of Communication at the Annenberg School of Communication, talks about the battle for media democracy, how the lack of net neutrality will affect you, and whether large internet forces, such as Facebook, […]
Net Neutrality! What is it? Who controls the internet? Why should you care? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
A federal court says it’s OK for internet providers to play favorites. The Monday Buzz talks with UW Law Professor Shubha Ghosh about the implications for universal access to the ‘net.
For the first time in a decade, the FCC is opening up 1,000 new licenses for low-power radio stations. Will there be one in your community?