News Brief

Meredith Attwell Baker, NBCUniversal’s top Washington lobbyist, has been named the new chief of CTIA, the wireless industry’s trade association. Baker, a former Republican FCC commissioner (and daughter-in-law of former Secretary of State James Baker), drew significant flak back in 2011 when she joined NBC* just a few months after voting in favor of Comcast’s acquisition of the network.

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