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Returning to Agency Deference in Communications Law

Returning to Agency Deference in Communications Law

With its Prometheus decision, the U.S. Supreme Court centered agency deference in reasonableness.

What Is the Future of Social Media Regulation?

What Is the Future of Social Media Regulation?

Justice Thomas signals the potential for regulation of social media platforms and their power over speech.

Restoring Trust in the Media

Restoring Trust in the Media

Scholar argues for increased regulation of news media to promote fairness and objectivity.

The Constitutional Foundations of Communications Law and Policy

The Constitutional Foundations of Communications Law and Policy

The government must recognize constitutional property and free speech rights in communications law and policy.

Time to Solve the Information Problem

Time to Solve the Information Problem

A private fairness doctrine could induce more accurate media by dismantling the political information bubble.

Can Robocalls Be Stopped?

Can Robocalls Be Stopped?

Scholars propose solutions to endless robocalling.

The Rise of the Political Text Message

The Rise of the Political Text Message

The FCC gives political campaigns the long-awaited green light on peer-to-peer text messaging.

The Ongoing Saga of Chevron and Net Neutrality

The Ongoing Saga of Chevron and Net Neutrality

The FCC’s position on internet access will continue to change unless Congress passes clear legislation.

Reforming the FCC’s Captioned Telephone Service Program

Reforming the FCC’s Captioned Telephone Service Program

The FCC ought to consider new approaches to setting rates for captioned telephone service providers.

Adopting Rebuttable Presumptions at the FCC

Adopting Rebuttable Presumptions at the FCC

Deregulatory rebuttable presumptions would help advance the goals of the Telecommunications Act.

Building Capacity for Economic Analysis at Independent Agencies

Building Capacity for Economic Analysis at Independent Agencies

Independent agencies should take steps to conduct more thorough economic analysis when writing regulations.

Federal Appeals Court Calls Off Agency’s Robocall Ruling

Federal Appeals Court Calls Off Agency’s Robocall Ruling

The D.C. Circuit strikes down some of the FCC’s restrictions on automated calls.