Pro & Con of FCC Chair Michael Powell’s Tenure

On Saturday, I noted that a WSJ Poll gave retiring FCC Chair Powell an "F."

I suspected that the poll might be of interest to sone people, so I forwarded it to the Interesting People list; Professor Dave Farber is IP’s ringleader, and amongst his many incarnations was a stint on FCC’s Technological Advisory Council.

That generated a spirited debate. Here’s the two most informative commentaries about Powell (via Farber):

Judging Powell…did WSJ readers get it right?

and

The Legacy of FCC Chairman Powelll — His score — "F" for "Forgeddaboutit."    

Interesting reading for any followers of the telecom sector . . .

Category: Finance, Media, Politics

Getting closer

Category: Investing, Markets

Wall Street Scandals diagram

Category: Finance

Good New/Bad News

Category: Commodities, Economy

WSJ Poll gives Powell an “F”

Category: Finance, Media

Chart of the Week: Earnings & Dividends

Category: Markets

New Column up at Real Money (01/20/05)

Category: Markets, Media

Social Security Blog Smackdown!

Category: Finance, Weblogs

Bloomberg Radio (1/18/05)

Category: Markets

The ShufflePlay Game

Category: Finance, Music