September 2015

TODAY: MMTC CEO Kim Keenan Testifies before House Telecom Subcommittee on ‘Broadcast Ownership in the 21st Century’

September 25, 2015

Tweet At 9:30 am today, MMTC President and CEO Kim M. Keenan will testify before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, discussing “Broadcast Ownership in the 21st Century.”  Her full testimony is available below. More details and a full list of other speakers are available on the Subcommittee website, here.  The […]

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MMTC Mourns the Loss of Co-Founder, Board Member, and Civil Rights Activist Everett C. Parker

September 17, 2015

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 17, 2015):  This morning, MMTC co-founder Dr. Rev. Everett C. Parker passed away after a lifetime of work advocating for America’s voiceless and serving as a pioneer in communications policy reform that ensured those voices were included.  Dr. Parker developed the public interest standard in broadcast media and laid a foundation […]

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17 Diverse National Organizations Recommend Practical Solutions to Modernize the Lifeline Universal Service Program

September 2, 2015

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 2, 2015):  The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC), the National Urban League, and 15 other national and regional civil rights, professional, intergovernmental, and community-based organizations filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission in support of the Commission’s efforts to modernize the Lifeline program to include subsidized access to high-speed […]

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