August 2012

Facebook Should Not be for Kids

August 31, 2012

Tweet A lot of people are wondering why Facebook would be contemplating adding children under 13 as users. In fact, as we all know millions of children are already participating in this social media platform even though there has been a policy against it. Interestingly, Facebook decided to promote “honesty” through this new policy, so […]

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The Competition Conundrum: Can Competition Be Bad News for the Spectrum Crunch?

August 26, 2012

Tweet Part III of a three-part series. As the nation races toward the looming spectrum crunch, experts on all sides of the industry have debated alternative solutions.  But as the deadline draws near, it is becoming clear that the rhetoric must end and something needs to be done soon.  According to some, the solution is […]

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INFOGRAPHIC: Graduating with Technology

August 24, 2012

Tweet Technology has become an integral part of our daily lives: we use it to learn, to shop, to pay bills, and to entertain ourselves. Not surprisingly, younger generations are heavily influenced by computers in a way that changes the way they retain information and the ways they develop opinions about culture. Today 70% of […]

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Jose Mas Builds American Dream

August 23, 2012

Tweet I recently returned from Washington D.C., a place often full of enmity, strife and gridlock. There is a lack of cohesiveness and of certainty, which negatively affect private-sector investment. However, while there, I met the American dream: Jose Mas. He is well-educated, professional and humble. He is also CEO of a multibillion-dollar wireless telecom […]

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The Competition Conundrum: Can Competition Be Bad News for the Spectrum Crunch?

August 19, 2012

Tweet Part II of a three-part series. The 21st century has welcomed us with technology that has connected the world and fostered rapid innovation.  But this progress will be stymied due to the impending spectrum crunch and its effect on our continued ability to take advantage of this new digital world. Traditionally, competition has been […]

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People of Color Are Top YouTube Personalities, But Are VCs Investing in Them?

August 15, 2012

Tweet People of color command huge audiences on YouTube, but are venture capitalists investing in them at the same rate as their White counterparts? Since the dawn of broadcasting, people of color have been actively discriminated against by bankers and venture capitalists loaning money for and investing in broadcast stations.  Is this model evolving along […]

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Minority Legislative Women Launch National Telemedicine Awareness Initiative

August 15, 2012

Tweet Broadband technology is now being used throughout the U.S. and globally, and the delivery of healthcare services can benefit greatly from this technology.  Those underserved by healthcare are often the greatest beneficiaries of “telemedicine” – the use of high-speed broadband to facilitate patient monitoring, reporting, and treatment when time often spells the difference between […]

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The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council Joins Former FCC Commissioners to Support Diversity in Higher Education in Fisher v. University of Texas

August 13, 2012

Tweet For Immediate Release – WASHINGTON, DC, 8/13/2012 – The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) announced today that it, along with a bi-partisan group composed of six former Federal Communications Commissioners and one former FCC General Counsel, filed an amici curiae brief with the United States Supreme Court on behalf of the University of […]

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The Competition Conundrum: Can Competition Be Bad News for the Spectrum Crunch?

August 12, 2012

Tweet Part I of a three-part series. Do more wireless competitors truly translate to lower prices for consumers?  We have all heard the logic that more competition means lower prices, but are there instances where this truth might be a falsity? According to a paper written by the Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal and Economic […]

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My Very Close Friend: Dick Moore

August 10, 2012

Tweet In 2001, the world lost a great champion for the public interest, a family lost a devoted husband and father, and I lost a stalwart friend.  Earle K. Moore, or Dick as he’s more readily known, was an exceptionally fine attorney whose dedication to others has left a legacy to which very few can […]

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