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Local reactions to FCC’s blocking of Sinclair/Tribune merger

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai announced today that aspects of the Sinclair Broadcast Group’s proposed purchase of Tribune Media will be subject...

‘Trust us, nothing will change,’ say businesses who spent millions to overturn net neutrality

Lobbyists for Internet Service Providers descended upon the Rhode Island House Committee on Corporations Tuesday evening to make the case that they fully support...

Rhode Island considers legislation to combat the loss of net neutrality

Senator Louis DiPalma (Democrat, District 12, Little Compton, Middletown) and Representative Aaron Regunberg (Democrat, District 4, Providence) introduced legislation today to combat the the...

The end of Net Neutrality threatens smaller news organizations like UpriseRI

“The press today is no longer a synonym for print or broadcast,” said Paola Prado, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Communication at Roger Williams University....

Jack Reed: We need legislation to protect Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality, said Rhode Island Senator Jack Reed on Friday, is “a consumer right and it’s also a free speech right… If the proposed...

Providence joins nationwide protest to save Net Neutrality

Two dozen protesters took to the sidewalk outside the Verizon store on Waterman Street in Providence to save Net Neutrality. Donald Trump's Federal Communications Commission...