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Biography for Karl Herchenroeder

Karl Herchenroeder, Associate Editor, is a technology policy journalist for publications including Communications Daily. Born in Rockville, Maryland, he joined the Warren Communications News staff in 2018. He began his journalism career in 2012 at the Aspen Times in Aspen, Colorado, where he covered city government. After that, he covered the nuclear industry for ExchangeMonitor in Washington. You can follow Herchenroeder on Twitter: @karlherk

Recent Articles by Karl Herchenroeder

Cantwell, Wicker to Meet Monday for ‘Renewed’ Privacy Talks

Senate Commerce Committee Chair Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., will meet with ranking member Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Monday afternoon for renewed privacy negotiations, a committee member told us last week.Subscribe to Read >>

Wash. Democrat Jayapal Wants FTC Scrutiny of Amazon-MGM Deal

The FTC should look “very closely” at Amazon’s purchase of MGM (see 2203170007), Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., said Thursday. The agency didn’t challenge the deal before it closed in March, but Chair Lina Khan has been without a Democratic majority…Subscribe to Read >>

Senate Confirms Bedoya, Signals Opposition to FTC Zombie Votes

The Senate confirmed FTC nominee Alvaro Bedoya 51-50 Wednesday, restoring Chair Lina Khan’s Democratic majority at the commission. The Senate Commerce Committee voted unanimously during a hearing in support of a proposal that would end the agency’s practice of so-called…Subscribe to Read >>

5th Circuit Debates Common Carrier Argument in Social Media Lawsuit

A 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel debated whether social media platforms more closely align with common carriers or with newspapers and broadcasters in a case that could have major implications for internet speech (see 2204040039). Judges were skeptical…Subscribe to Read >>

FTC’s Wilson Calls Dems’ Attitude Toward Staff ‘Reprehensible’

It’s “reprehensible” that FTC Chair Lina Khan and her allies have attacked agency staff as “lazy and corrupt,” and it shows in the agency’s “terrible” employee survey results, Commissioner Christine Wilson said Friday at a Free State Foundation conference.Subscribe to Read >>