Federal Communciations Commission

Republicans Blast Soros-Funded Latino Radio Acquisitions: FCC Should Scrutinize ‘Blatant, Partisan’ Deal

A group of prominent Republican lawmakers – including Sens. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Tom Cotton (R-AR), and Rick Scott (R-FL) – is urging the Federal Communications Commission to scrutinize the recent deal to buy 18 Spanish-language radio stations by a Democrat-affiliated group, saying the deal represents a “blatant, partisan” attempt to silence dissenting voices.

In 2012, radio personalities (left to right) Oscar Haz, Armando Perez Roura, and Ninoska Perez discuss the day’s events on a Radio Mambi radio show in Miami. C.M. Guerrero/el Nuevo Herald/Tribune News Service via Getty Images; Inset Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg via Getty Images; Edit BNN

Baltimore City State Attorney’s Office Asks FCC to Censor Local News: ‘Enlist the Full Enforcement Powers’

The Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office, headed by the embattled Marilyn Mosby, has filed a formal complaint with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) against a local news station for alleged “blatantly slanted, dishonest, misleading, racist, and extremely dangerous” coverage in a move many believe is an attempt by Mosby to censor reporting on her own federal criminal investigation.

BALTIMORE, MD - AUGUST 24: State's Attorney for Baltimore, Maryland, Marilyn J. Mosby is interviewed by Shoshana Guy, Senior Producer NBC News (not pictured) on August 24, 2016 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images for BET Networks)

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Warn of Pressure Campaign to Force FCC into ‘Content-Based Censorship’

Florida Republican Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott and Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart wrote a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Tuesday expressing their concern over “highly partisan political operatives … attempting to pressure the [FCC]” into rejecting the sale of a south Florida radio station, a move they argue would “violate the First Amendment’s protections of free expression and a free, independent media.”

US senators Marco Rubio (C) and Rick Scott (R) along with Representative Mario Diaz-Balart (L) and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, speak to reporters after a meeting with US President Donald Trump on Venezuela, outside of the West Wing of the White House in Washington, DC on January 22, 2019. (Photo …