FCC Vet Kinney Joins MPAA

Linda Kinney, FCC vet and formerly VP, law and regulation, for DISH Network, has joined the Motion Picture Association of America as VP, regulatory affairs.

She reports to Michael O'Leary, VP, government affairs, for the association.

Kinney was FCC deputy general counsel under former Chairman Michael Powell and spend a decade at the commission including as an aide to then-commissioner Susan Ness

John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.