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Friday, January 22, 2010

FCC Announces Agenda For Media Ownership Workshop Jan. 27, 2010

From the FCC



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  Questions can be submitted in person or via email to 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 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.

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