Friday, May 29, 2015

US regulator turns Comcast-NBC lobbyist

FCC member Meredith Baker to join Comcast as a lobbyist

US regulator turns Comcast-NBC lobbyist

Meredith Atwell Baker, one of the Federal Communications Commission members who voted to approve Comcast Corp.'s purchase of NBC Universal last year, says she's going to work for Comcast's NBC as a lobbyist when her term ends in June.

Statement here.

PC Magazine story here.

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