President Nominates Biden Aide to FTC

The president has nominated Terrell McSweeny to Federal
Trade Commissioner, filling the unexpired term of former chairman Jon
Leibowitz, who exited in March.

McSweeny has been a domestic policy adviser to Vice
President Joe Biden. She is a former attorney with O'Melveny & Myers and a
graduate of Harvard and Georgetown Law.

McSweeny will bring the FTC to its full
complement of five commissioners, joining fellow Democrats Edith Ramirez,
chair, and Julie Brill, and Republicans Maureen Ohlhausen and Joshua Wright.

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.