November 2013

MMTC SUPPORTS FCC’S MOVE TO PROMOTE ACCESS TO CAPITAL IN BROADCASTING

November 14, 2013

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 14, 2013):  Today, the Federal Communications Commission will vote on relaxing its 101-year-old policy barring overseas investors from owning more than a 25 percent stake in U.S. broadcast stations. This FCC policy reform – the very first new initiative to be voted on by the Wheeler Commission – would make much-needed […]

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Joint Center Releases New Report Titled “Broadband and Jobs: African Americans Rely Heavily on Mobile Access and Social Networking in Job Search”

November 6, 2013

Tweet The Joint Center For Political and Economic Studies’ Media and Technology Institute recently released a new report, “Broadband and Jobs: African Americans Rely Heavily on Mobile Access and Social Networking in Job Search.” The report is a compilation of findings from a 2013 survey, which asked 1,600 American respondents how they utilize the Internet […]

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Mignon’s Greatest Hits

November 4, 2013

Tweet Any reckoning of the greatest chairs in FCC history would undeniably include Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn.  In her six-month tenure, Chairwoman Clyburn has delivered extraordinary value for entrepreneurs and consumers and, especially, for minorities and women trying to break into the nation’s most influential industries and the one-sixth of the economy these industries represent. As […]

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E-Rate 2.0: Can America Win the Race to Capacity?

November 3, 2013

Tweet Reducing disparities in educational achievement and narrowing the skills gap are two important concerns among policymakers and practitioners alike.  Education reform is essential to achieving these goals, especially for African American and Latino students who continue to trail their White counterparts in high school and college graduation rates.  While debates in this area have […]

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The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies Media and Technology Institute Invites You to a Technology Report Forum

November 3, 2013

Tweet Broadband and Employment: African Americans’ Use of the Internet in Job Search In the wake of the Great Recession and subsequent recovery, policymakers continue to wrestle with the challenge of delivering jobs and opportunity to low-income communities across the country. Earlier this year, a report by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies […]

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MMTC is Proud to Sponsor: The Price Media Law Moot Court Competition Americas Regional Round in New York City January 22 – 26, 2014

November 3, 2013

Tweet The Americas Regional Round of the Price Media Law Moot Court Competition is an international moot court program sponsored by the University of Oxford’s Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy, the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, and the Annenberg School of Communication. The competition provides a regional forum for dialogue and debate […]

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