May 2013

The Truth About Lifeline

May 9, 2013

Tweet It’s past time to set the record straight on Lifeline, the essential service to low-income families that has recently suffered fallacious attacks and been mislabeled as the “Obama Phone” program. Recently, political talking heads have falsely and irresponsibly excoriated the Federal Communications Commission’s Lifeline telephone program as a product of the Obama Administration, saying […]

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Minorities Face Extinction in Broadcast Ownership. Will FCC Turn a Blind Eye or Level the Playing Field?

May 6, 2013

Tweet As Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association (LISTA) continues to combat injustice in the telecom and media space, we have seen that these industries do not represent the nation’s demographics, nor have there been meaningful discussions about how the Latinos’ lack of representation in these industries is undemocratic and morally wrong. Currently, there […]

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MMTC EXPRESSES SUPPORT FOR WHITE HOUSE APPOINTMENT OF HON. MIGNON CLYBURN AND NOMINATION OF TOM WHEELER TO HEAD FCC

May 1, 2013

Tweet Washington, D.C. (April 30, 2013):  The Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) proudly commends President Barack Obama for selecting senior FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn and telecom visionary Tom Wheeler to be Interim Chair and Chair of the FCC, respectively. Last week, MMTC and 49 other organizations, including the NAACP, League of United Latin American […]

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