September 2012

Minority Consumers and the Digital Goods Act

September 12, 2012

Tweet According to new research by the Pew Internet and American Life project, more U.S. adults own smartphones than simpler feature phones. If you own a smartphone, then chances are that you are using your smartphone to go online to buy and download what are referred to as “digital goods and services”; these items  include […]

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Federal Sources of Capital and Opportunity for Entrepreneurs: Rural Investment

September 10, 2012

Tweet Part II of a three-part series. Former FCC Commissioner and Chief Administrator of the USDA Rural Utilities Service Jonathan Adelstein recently discussed the challenges business owners in rural areas face – namely gaining access to capital – at MMTC’s recent Access to Capital Conference. Commissioner Adelstein portrayed rural America as an opportunity landscape specifically […]

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MMTC Lauds Walter Kaitz Foundation’s Support of Healthy MEdia Commission

September 9, 2012

Tweet For Immediate Release – WASHINGTON, DC, 9/9/2012 – The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) congratulates the Walter Kaitz Foundation for recognizing  the Healthy MEdia: Commission for Positive Images of Women and Girls with its annual Diversity Advocate Award. This week, the Walter Kaitz Foundation will honor the Healthy MEdia: Commission for Positive Images […]

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Diversity Denied

September 7, 2012

Tweet This article by former FCC Commissioner Michael J. Copps originally appeared on the Benton Foundation. I recently had an opportunity to address the annual Minority Media and Telecommunications Council Conference in Washington, DC. MMTC has for years toiled mightily to enhance the role of minorities in our telecom and media enterprises. But the current […]

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Federal Sources of Capital and Opportunity for Entrepreneurs: National Networks

September 3, 2012

Tweet Part I of a three-part series. MMTC’s annual Access to Capital and Telecom Policy conferences focus heavily on issues associated with fundraising for entrepreneurs.  This year’s schedule included a panel of experts that explored sources of funding entrepreneurs might consider. The panel, titled “Entrepreneurial Opportunities with the Federal Government,” included a detailed overview of […]

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Keeping Shop: A look at Apple’s In-Store Retail

September 1, 2012

Tweet Infographics are a powerful new tool that have taken the Web by storm as an effective way to get across important and often alarming information. has shared this one with BBSJ. We thank Jen Rhee for the submission. In the modern world of retail businesses, it’s safe to say that Apple’s success is […]

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