Technology

MMTC Joins National Urban League and 8 Other Civil Rights Orgs in Urging FCC to Pause Set Top Box Proceedings

March 21, 2016

Tweet Today, the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) joined nine other leading civil rights and telecommunications organizations in sending a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler urging the Commission to “pause” its “Unlock the Box” proceedings to conduct a disparity study and properly assess whether the proposal is different from a […]

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Entrepreneurs Steven C. Roberts and Rodney S. Sampson Join MMTC Board of Directors

March 17, 2016

Tweet Roberts to Join FCC OCBO’s Roundtable Discussion on Diversity and Government Advertising; Sampson Leads Multicultural Delegation to SXSW Interactive Washington, DC (March 17, 2016): The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) has welcomed two new members to its board of directors: Steven C. Roberts, Founder and President of The Roberts Companies, and Rodney […]

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Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Growth in STEM Industries

March 8, 2016

Tweet At Dialogue on Diversity’s recent Internet Data Privacy Colloquium, MMTC Research Director DeVan Hankerson delivered a presentation on diversity in STEM education and employment, titled “Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Growth in STEM Industries.” Her full presentation is below, and a PDF is available here. Issue Under Review: STEM Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable […]

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Press Statement: MMTC and 16 Concerned Organizations Urge FCC to Consider Unintended Consequences of Set Top Box Proposal on Diverse and Independent Programmers

February 12, 2016

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 12, 2016):  The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC), along with 16 leading national and social justice organizations (“Concerned Organizations,” listed below), recently filed a letter with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) urging the Commission to consider the unintended consequences of its recent set top box proposal on diverse and independent programmers. The proposal under consideration, the details of […]

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Letter to FCC: MMTC and 16 Concerned Organizations Urge FCC to Consider Unintended Consequences of Set Top Box Proposal on Diverse and Independent Programmers

February 11, 2016

Tweet On February 11, 2016, the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC), along with 16 leading national and social justice organizations (“Concerned Organizations,” listed below), filed a letter with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) urging the Commission to consider the unintended consequences of its recent set top box proposal on diverse and independent programmers. The […]

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MMTC: FCC SET TOP PROPOSAL UNDERMINES MEDIA DIVERSITY IN THE VIDEO MARKETPLACE

January 28, 2016

Tweet Washington, DC (January 28, 2016):  The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) opposes the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) notice of proposed rulemaking on set-top boxes because it undermines goals for advancing diverse content.  Like other minority-focused public interest groups, programmers, and elected officials, MMTC believes such a mandate would create “second class carriage” […]

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REGISTER TODAY for Next Week’s Broadband and Social Justice Summit #BBSJ16!

January 14, 2016

Tweet Dear Colleagues, There are just a few days left to register for MMTC’s 30th Anniversary Broadband and Social Justice Summit, “Thirty Years of Changing Channels: Platforms for the Future.” This year’s theme reflects the many milestones we have achieved in advancing our mission to promote entrepreneurship and community advancement amidst the challenges and opportunities […]

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Register Now for MMTC’s 2016 Broadband and Social Justice Summit – January 20th and 21st!

December 14, 2015

Tweet Please join the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) for our 7th Annual Broadband and Social Justice Summit, “Thirty Years of Changing Channels: Platforms for the Future.”  MMTC is celebrating our 30th Anniversary as the leading national nonprofit organization advocating for diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity in media and telecom. At the Summit, current and former […]

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TOMORROW: Join Rainbow PUSH and Citizen Education Fund for the Public Policy and Media & Telecommunications Symposium!

December 14, 2015

Tweet Join the Rainbow PUSH Coalition and Citizen Education Fund on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 15th and 16th, where an array of guests will discuss “The Future of Media and Technology: Growth, Convergence, Disruption.” DAY ONE – December 15, 2015 “The Legacy Affair” CAPITAL HILTON 1001 16TH STREET, NW WASHINGTON, DC 20036 Time: 6:00 pm […]

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Remember MMTC with a Year-End Gift – Help Us to Support Diverse Platforms and Bridge the Digital Divide!

November 17, 2015

Tweet Dear Friends of MMTC: We’ve had a busy year – and we’d like to share with you some of the stories that defined the past 12 months – Our 2015 Entrepreneurs of the Year — Kongsue and Xeng Xiong – became the first Hmong owners of a broadcast station in Minneapolis. Sherry Nelson, Ravi Kapur, […]

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