• Mississippi Officials Planned To Enlist MPAA In 'Media Blitz' Against Google
    An official from the Mississippi Attorney General's office proposed that the Motion Picture Association of America help coordinate a "media blitz" against Google -- which would include arranging for bad press on NBC's Today Show and in News Corp's The Wall Street Journal -- according to new court documents. The documents, submitted by Google, include an email exchange in which an official with the Mississippi Attorney General's office proposed a "confidential plan" of attack to an MPAA lobbyist. That plan included engaging a PR firm "to create an attack on Google" and other companies that "are resisting" the Attorney ...
  • FCC Chairman Backs AT&T's Merger With DirecTV
    AT&T's $49 billion merger with DirecTV appears to be headed for regulatory approval, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler indicated on Tuesday.