June 2014

MMTC Files Letter with FCC Supporting Marshall-Nexstar JSA Waiver

June 24, 2014

Tweet On June 20, the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council filed the following letter with the Federal Communications Commission regarding the selling of three broadcast stations from Nexstar Broadcasting Group to minority-owned Marshall Broadcasting Group. To the Commission: For the reasons set forth in comments submitted by the National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB),[1] […]

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Dr. Nicol Turner-Lee Discusses ‘Digital Readiness: Rethinking the Digital Divide’ with ITIF

June 23, 2014

Tweet On June 17, MMTC’s Vice President and Chief Research & Policy Officer, Dr. Nicol Turner-Lee, discussed the digital divide at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation’s “Digital Readiness: Rethinking the Digital Divide” panel. ITIF gathered a panel of experts to discuss John Horrigan’s recent work on digital readiness and broadband adoption. Horrigan’s report, presents […]

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NABOB and MMTC Express Optimism for Minority-Owned Marshall Broadcasting Group Purchase of TV Stations from Nexstar Broadcasting

June 10, 2014

Tweet Last week, Nexstar Broadcasting Group announced that it is selling three Fox affiliates to minority-owned Marshall Broadcasting Group. The National Association of Black-Owned Broadcasters (NABOB) has voiced support of the transaction, with some reservations pending FCC oversight into the deal. MMTC President David Honig echoes NABOB’s sentiments:  “This transaction could be a promising development […]

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