Friday, January 22, 2010
The Media Bureau today announced the agenda for its January 27, 2010 media ownership workshop being held from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Commission meeting room. Comprised of two panels, the forum will focus on how the FCC’s media ownership rules affect minority and female ownership and is part of the FCC’s 2010 quadrennial review process.
A G E N D A
9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductory Remarks
9:15 a.m. Constitutional Issues in Advancing Minority Ownership Through the FCC’s Media Ownership Rules
Jacob Lewis, Moderator and Acting Deputy General Counsel, Federal Communications Commission
Leonard Baynes, Professor of Law and Inaugural Director of the Center for Civil Rights and Economic Development, St. John’s School of Law
Carolyn Byerly, Associate Professor, Howard University
Angela Campbell, Professor of Law and Director of the Institute for Public Representation, Georgetown University
Allen Hammond, Professor of Law, Santa Clara University
LaVonda Reed-Huff, Associate Professor of Law, Syracuse University
10:45 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. How the FCC’s Media Ownership Rules Affect Minority and Female Ownership
Thomas Reed, Moderator and Director, Office of Communications Business Opportunities, Federal Communications Commission
Michael Roberts, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Roberts Broadcasting Companies
Sylvia Strobel, Interim President, American Women in Radio and Television
David Honig, Executive Director, Minority Media and Telecommunications
Faith Bautista, Executive Director, Mabuhay Alliance
12:30 p.m. Adjournment
The forum will be open to the public. Audio/video coverage will be broadcast live over the Internet from the FCC Live web page at www.fcc.gov/live. Questions can be submitted in person or via email to email@example.com throughout the course of the workshop.
Open captioning will be provided. Other reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. Include a description of the accommodation you will need. Also include a way we can contact you if we need more information. Last-minute
requests will be accepted, but may not be possible to fill. Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (tty).
For further information, contact Krista Witanowski, Media Bureau (202) 418-2449.