December 2012

The Minority Media and Telecom Council (MMTC) Presents the Fourth Annual Broadband & Social Justice Policy Summit #BBSJ2013

December 10, 2012

Tweet Washington, DC’s Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) will convene some of the nation’s most noted leaders on broadband policy, telecommunications, and social justice to discuss “Creating Economic Opportunity Through Digital Equality” at its 4th Annual Broadband & Social Justice Summit. WASHINGTON, DC, 12/10/2012 – The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) created the […]

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FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn Speaks on Media Ownership at Senate Confirmation Hearing

December 5, 2012

Tweet A spacious corner room in the Russell Senate Office Building was brimming with government and industry observers who gathered to support FCC Commissioner Mignon L. Clyburn during Tuesday’s Senate Hearing on her reappointment nomination. In a prepared statement, the Commissioner illustrated the vital role the FCC has in an ever-changing digital marketplace: “One-sixth of […]

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Let’s Focus on the Real Causes of Minority Exclusion from Media Ownership

December 3, 2012

Tweet For decades, the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) supported the Federal Communications Commission’s prohibition on a company owning both a newspaper and a television or radio station in the same city. But this year, as the FCC reviews its media ownership rules, we urge the agency to relax the 37-year-old regulation.  As the […]

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Rev. Jesse Jackson, David Honig, Others Advocate Telecom Policy Reform to Advance Minority Ownership

December 2, 2012

Tweet “Too few people or companies own too much,” said Rev. Jesse Jackson at the “Progressive Solutions in a Changing World” luncheon held during the Rainbow Push Coalition and Citizen Education Fund’s Annual Telecom Symposium.  Jackson has been consistent over the years when discussing the state of broadcast media ownership and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) […]

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