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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

Broadcasters Expect FCC QR Appeal to SCOTUS, Unsure on 3rd Circuit Remand Fallout

An FCC appeal of Prometheus IV at the Supreme Court is expected by agency and industry stakeholders. Left unclear is how the rules restored by 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will affect the industry in the meantime…Subscribe to Read >>

Digital AM, Duplicate Radio Items Seen as Uncontroversial

FCC Media Bureau draft NPRMs on digital AM and same market, commonly owned radio stations sharing content generated little activity in the FCC’s electronic comment filing system and aren’t considered controversial for Friday’s FCC agenda (see 1910290053), broadcast…Subscribe to Read >>

Proposed Elimination of Newspaper Notice for Broadcast Applications Broadly Supported

The FCC’s proposal to eliminate requirements that broadcaster applications be advertised in local newspapers got wide support from nearly all commenters in docket 17-264. Public interest groups, noncommercial broadcasters and full-power broadcasters backed allowing online and on-air notices instead…Subscribe to Read >>

Action on Quadrennial Ownership Review Not Expected in 2019

The FCC isn’t expected to issue a 2018 quadrennial ownership review order this year, and many broadcasters aren’t betting on quick movement on that issue, licensees and broadcast attorneys told us. Broadcasters “weren’t ever holding their breath” waiting…Subscribe to Read >>

Full-Power Broadcasters Disagree With Microsoft, LPTV on ATSC 3.0 DTS Petition

Full-power broadcasters and ATSC 3.0 boosters clamored for the FCC to relax rules governing distributed transmission systems (see 1910110040), in comments posted through Wednesday in docket 16-142. Microsoft and low-power broadcast entities have interference concerns. NAB and…Subscribe to Read >>