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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

O'Rielly Says SCOTUS Ruling Against the FCC Would Create a 'Morass'

If the Supreme Court rules against the FCC in Prometheus IV or “punts” without making a clear decision, the agency will be left in a “morass” that could take another decade to address, said former Commissioner Mike O’Rielly on a…Subscribe to Read >>

FCC Officials Leave With Their Social Media Accounts

Ex-FCC commissioners and other government officials are leaving office with control of private social media accounts that were used in part in an official capacity and that swelled with followers from their time in office. There's a lack of consistent…Subscribe to Read >>

SCOTUS Focuses on APA in 'Prometheus' Argument

The Supreme Court narrowly focused on questions of administrative law rather than diversity, judicial deference or legal jurisdiction during Tuesday’s oral argument for FCC and NAB appeals of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ Prometheus IV decision. Broadcast and…Subscribe to Read >>

Pai, Carr Condemn Trump Amid Pai's Final FCC Meeting as Chair

Chairman Ajit Pai’s final FCC commissioners' meeting Wednesday and its subsequent news conferences included condemnations of President Donald Trump by Republicans, speculation about future action on social media moderation, and presentations on staff work during Pai’s tenure. Pai said he…Subscribe to Read >>

Capitol Attack Could Renew Interest in Journalist Protection Law

The Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol included about a dozen reported assaults and numerous threats against journalists. (See our news report here.) This could spur renewed interest in legislation to protect them, said journalism advocates in interviews this…Subscribe to Read >>