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Biography for Jonathan Make

Jonathan Make, Executive Editor, is a journalist for publications including Communications Daily. He joined the Warren Communications News staff in 2005, after covering the industry at Bloomberg. He moved to Washington in 2003 to research the Federal Communications Commission as part of a master’s degree in media and public affairs at George Washington University. He’s immediate past president of the Society of Professional Journalists local chapter. You can follow Make on Instagram, Medium and Twitter: @makejdm.

Recent Articles by Jonathan Make

Small-Cell Costs, Local Aesthetics Get 9th Circuit Oral Argument Attention

PASADENA, Calif. -- A federal judge appeared skeptical Monday of an FCC safe harbor threshold that lets communities charge wireless carriers up to only $270 yearly for each small-cell facility. Municipalities and others are challenging FCC wireless infrastructure orders…Subscribe to Read >>

FCC Document-Filing System Had IT Issues That Delayed Filings' Release

At times over about the past week, the FCC's primary document filing and public access system didn't always appear fully operational. At some points last week, the electronic comment filing system wouldn't allow some filings to be searched for…Subscribe to Read >>

FCC's Pai Says Its Staff Talks With California, Oregon, Texas on Lifeline Verification

FCC staff is talking with officials in California, Oregon and Texas on agreements to check eligibility of those states' low-income subsidized telecom service subscribers, Chairman Ajit Pai told us after Thursday's commissioners' meeting. "I expect those agreements will be…Subscribe to Read >>

CAC Controversy Surfaces Again, Now on Transparency

Controversy over the FCC Consumer Advisory Committee flared again. In April, questions arose about whether applicants were fairly picked. Many nonprofits that say they represent consumers were turned down for CAC membership, after previously belonging. Now, those who were…Subscribe to Read >>

FCC Signals to Some It's Backing Down on Lifeline National Verification Deadline

FCC staff, announcing the next states to get soft rollouts of a national verifier of Lifeline eligibility, appeared to some stakeholders to have given more time than the agency had previously planned for the move. States and others had…Subscribe to Read >>