With the FCC set to vote in 11 days on several proposals broadcasters don’t like, 12th Street needs to create a new lane of traffic for all the broadcast lobbyists high-tailing it to the Commission. They have a lot to say, starting with trade group NAB. Sinclair and Nextar weigh in as well. Here’s the story.

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Between the missing Malaysia Airlines jet and Ukraine unrest, it’s been a newsy month. That showed up in last week’s ratings, with Fox News coming out on top. Read on for more rankings.
 
Viacom, which had sued Google over alleged copyright violations at its YouTube unit in ’07, has settled with the company.
 
Startup Boxfish, which provides video discovery and recommendation services, scored $7mln in new funding.

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AT&T found a way to offload a stake in its US video business, but this likely isn’t the end of the road for DirecTV. A combo with DISH is still possible.

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