This undated photo made available by Google shows the Internet wiring at Google's data center in Berkley County, S.C. The fiber optic networks connecting the company's sites can run at speeds that are more than 200,000 times faster than a typical home Internet connection. (AP Photo/Google, Connie Zhou)
February 21, 2014 | Blog

Wednesday’s announcement that the FCC would write new Net neutrality rules was a step in the right direction, but some are concerned that it didn’t go far enough. Continue reading

comcast, net neutrality
February 17, 2014 | Blog

Michael Copps says if Comcast acquires Time Warner, consumers will lose out in the end, as they would if the FCC fails to respond to a recent court decision overturning the concept of Net neutrality. Continue reading

In this Dec. 3, 2009 file photo, a sign outside the Comcast Center, left, is shown in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, file)
February 15, 2014 | Blog

When it comes to media, bigger is not better. Continue reading

Aaron Swartz at a Stop SOPA rally on Jan. 18, 2012. Photo by Daniel J. Sieradski, Creative Commons
February 11, 2014 | Activism

Numerous groups are engaging in an online campaign against government spying today. Continue reading

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler, left, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, before the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on cell phones on planes. Wheeler is joined at the witness table with FCC Commissioners from second from left, Mignon Clyburn, Jessica Rosenworcel, Ajit Pai, and Michael O'Rielly. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 4, 2014 | Blog

Congressional Democrats have introduced a law to restore Net Neutrality until the FCC comes up with a permanent solution. But what should that solution be? Continue reading

The Internet Must Go
January 16, 2014 | Blog

Learn more about what this week’s federal appeals court decision upturning the FCC’s rules on net neutrality means for the Internet. Continue reading

Wires hanging from the sky
January 15, 2014 | Blog

A DC circuit court has killed net neutrality. If the outcry is large enough, the FCC may take a stand. Continue reading

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January 15, 2014 | Blog

The governor and the rocker have had a famously contentious relationship. Continue reading

School food service worker Alina Mendoza stands in the kitchen of Scott Elementary School in Topeka, Kan. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
January 13, 2014 | Blog

A new report aims to raise awareness of the widespread economic insecurity faced by American women and their children. Continue reading

Pedestrians cross 34th Street and 6th Avenue under falling snow in Herald Square, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in New York. The storm is expected to bring snow, stiff winds and punishing cold into the Northeast. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
January 3, 2014 | Blog

Some quick notes on why conservative mouthpieces repeatedly get it wrong. Continue reading

January 3, 2014 | Blog

A “dark money” reporter explains how you can track the campaign cash — secret and not — flooding into 2014 races in your state. Continue reading

Plant Explosion Investigation
December 30, 2013 | Blog

As 2013 comes to an end, we asked editors, journalists and friends of What story deserved more attention this year? Continue reading

A TV screen shows a news report of Edward Snowden at a shopping mall in Hong Kong Sunday, June 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)
December 20, 2013 | Blog

The media has reported on the ever-expanding security apparatus before, but it took Snowden to get America’s attention. Continue reading

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., pauses while questioning a witness at Senate Banking Committee hearing. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
December 11, 2013 | Blog

Longstanding political and philosophical differences over the role the government should play in our economy continue to divide Democrats. Continue reading

Pennsylvania House of Representatives Chamber. (AP Photo/Kalim A. Bhatti)
December 11, 2013 | Blog

Commentary: American Legislative Exchange Council’s behind-the-scenes influence peddling should be getting more attention from the Washington press corp. Continue reading

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