The authoritative news source for communications regulation

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

As FCC's Pai, NAB's Smith Seek Pause in TV Blackouts, Some MVPDs on Board

Some communications stakeholders are on board with calls to halt retransmission consent blackouts for the next 60 days during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tuesday, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai made such a request, and ACA Connects quickly endorsed it…Subscribe to Read >>

Coronavirus Prompts FCBA to Postpone March Events; FCC Staffer May Isolate Self

The coronavirus is affecting more FCC-related events, with FCBA postponing all of its March gatherings (see 2003090055). An aide to a commissioner may quarantine herself due to possible exposure. For now, NAB's annual show in Las Vegas…Subscribe to Read >>

FCC Commissioners' Meetings Streams Have Technical Issues

The livestream of monthly commissioners' meetings have had technical problems making it difficult for people to watch, several users said in interviews Friday. The problems seemed to have increased for Friday's gathering versus others this year and in late…Subscribe to Read >>

Pandemic Plan in Place if Necessary, FCC Says Amid Coronavirus

The FCC has a plan for dealing with a pandemic if necessary, said Chairman Ajit Pai and others answering our queries during news conferences Friday. So far, the main coronavirus effect on the regulator has been cancelation of an…Subscribe to Read >>

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 >>