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Biography for Howard Buskirk

Howard Buskirk, Executive Senior Editor, joined Warren Communications News in 2004, after covering Capitol Hill for Telecommunications Reports. He has covered Washington since 1993 and was formerly executive editor at Energy Business Watch, editor at Gas Daily and managing editor at Natural Gas Week. Previous to that, he was a staff reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Greenville News. Follow Buskirk on Twitter: @hbuskirk

Recent Articles by Howard Buskirk

Biden Sees Big Tech Role in US Recovery, Next NEC Chief Tells CES

Brian Deese, director of the National Economic Council for the incoming Biden administration, said at the virtual CES 2021 Tuesday the tech sector will play a role in the recovery of the U.S. economy, hit hard by the pandemic. Deese…Subscribe to Read >>

Biden Net Neutrality Overhaul Likely to Start With DOJ Filings

What the FCC does on net neutrality starting Jan. 20 likely depends on whether it’s immediately clear when the agency will have a permanent chair, experts said. If Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel is named acting chief, she would likely wait to…Subscribe to Read >>

Rosenworcel Seen Leading Race for FCC Chair

FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel is considered the front-runner to be the next chair of the FCC, but others are also lining up support. Among other top candidates are Wiley’s Anna Gomez, Gigi Sohn of the Georgetown Law Institute for Technology…Subscribe to Read >>

FCC Expected to Probe Broader Implications for Communications After Nashville Bombing

The FCC is monitoring telecom and 911 outages caused by the Christmas Day bombing in Nashville, a spokesperson said Monday. The bomb was in an RV parked next to a major AT&T central office, which was badly damaged in the…Subscribe to Read >>

COVID-19 Legislation Creates Big Job for FCC Starting in Last Month of Pai Chairmanship

The FCC will be under the gun as soon as the omnibus COVID-19 legislation (HR-133) takes effect, if it's signed by President Donald Trump. Trump suggested he may veto the bill and seek changes, though industry experts said it’s not…Subscribe to Read >>