Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Experts Agree: Majority of the Media is Missing Something on Net Neutrality

October 22, 2014

Tweet     Last week, the Society of Professional Journalists hosted a discussion on “Why Media Should Care about Net Neutrality,” co-sponsored by Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. A panel of experts discussed the importance of net neutrality to journalists, how accurately media have covered the issue, and whether the issue is related to […]

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Civil Rights Movement Knocks on the Door of the FCC

October 22, 2014

Tweet The following article originally appeared in The Hill. In the decades-long struggle for civil rights, the movement has focused on different Washington institutions, from Congress to the White House to the Supreme Court.  This summer, part of the battle moved to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The critical question now facing the FCC is […]

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History Made at Economic Summit for Women

October 22, 2014

Tweet This article originally appeared in The Tennessean. If politics makes strange bedfellows, then Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn and I must be a very odd couple. One black, one white; one Republican, one Democrat. Yet, we forged a unique, bipartisan and loyal friendship in today’s often vitriolic political atmosphere. In fact, our first collaboration […]

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Creating Pathways to Higher Education and Career Service Part II: The Racial STEM Gap

October 22, 2014

Tweet This month, MMTC Research Director DeVan Hankerson spoke at the National Action Network on “Creating Pathways to Higher Education and Career Service.” With other panelists, DeVan discussed inequality in broadband access in schools and how technology is changing career options, education, and skills preparation for students. We present her remarks in a two-part series […]

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