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Biography for Monty Tayloe

Monty Tayloe, Associate Editor, covers broadcasting and the Federal Communications Commission for Communications Daily. He joined Warren Communications News in 2013, after spending 10 years covering crime and local politics for Virginia regional newspapers and a turn in television as a communications assistant for the PBS NewsHour. He’s a Virginia native who graduated Fork Union Military Academy and the College of William and Mary. You can follow Tayloe on Twitter: @MontyTayloe .

Recent Articles by Monty Tayloe

Industry Slams NAB Call for Expanded FCC Reg Fees

Collecting regulatory fees from tech companies and users of unlicensed spectrum would be a huge task, outside FCC authority, and hamper broadband adoption, said trade associations and others in comments posted to docket 21-190 by Thursday’s deadline. Comments about establishing…Subscribe to Read >>

Don't Act Alone on Ransomware: Simington to FCC

The FCC shouldn’t act on its own to combat ransomware attacks against communications networks unless a “whole of government” approach doesn’t materialize, said Commissioner Nathan Simington Thursday in a virtual Q&A with former Commissioner Robert McDowell, now at Cooley. Combating…Subscribe to Read >>

Industry Opposes Proposed EAS Changes

Broadcasters, cable groups and emergency alerting companies resisted FCC suggestions for persistent emergency alert system warnings and changes to alerting codes. “It is simply not feasible to incorporate these changes cost-effectively into the existing, well embedded system,” said NCTA. Comments…Subscribe to Read >>

Apparent Cyberattack Disrupts Sinclair Programming

Sinclair “provision of local advertisements” was disrupted by an apparent cyberattack over the weekend, said an SEC filing Monday. “The event has caused -- and may continue to cause -- disruption to parts of the Company’s business,” a news release…Subscribe to Read >>

AT&T, OAN Called an Example for Incubators

AT&T’s relationship with cable network One America News (OAN) is the sort of lift-up that Black-owned businesses don’t receive, and it shows that incubators can work, panelists told a conference Friday. “If there’s a better example of incubation by a…Subscribe to Read >>