Wednesday, January 29, 2014

FCC Commissioners Discuss Diversity and Inclusion in the Midst of Change

January 29, 2014

Tweet In the midst of a busy week for communications policy, MMTC’s Fifth Annual Broadband and Social Justice Summit started its second day with a panel of five current or former FCC Commissioners.  Former FCC Commissioners Deborah Taylor Tate and Jonathan Adelstein, President of PCIA, led sitting Commissioners Mignon Clyburn, Ajit Pai, and Michael O’Rielly […]

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FCC Chairs’ Roundtable: A Discussion Focused on the Impact of Diversity and Inclusion

January 29, 2014

Tweet On January 15th and 16th, media, communications, and telecommunications professionals; elected officials; and public and civic leaders gathered to participate in the Minority Media and Telecom Council’s 5th Annual Broadband & Social Justice Summit.  This year’s theme was Bridging the Gap: Infrastructure, Education & Equity in the Digital Economy, featuring a number of plenaries […]

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Black media participation goes up in smoke.

January 29, 2014

Tweet In a bright courtroom on a cold wintery Wednesday in the District, lawyers gathered in before Judge Gladys Kessler to discuss the proposed settlement of Big Tobacco’s violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO).  Despite lawyers for the Tobacco Companies expressing expectations of a ‘pat on the back’ for finally reaching […]

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