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Christopher S. Ripley (left), president and CEO of Sinclair Broadcast Group, answers questions from Media Institute Chairman Dick Wiley about Sinclair’s $3.9-billion acquisition of Tribune Media and the …

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Media & Communications Policy Blog

Informed and thoughtful commentary on a variety of First Amendment and communications policy issues.

The Real Crisis of Campus Free Expression

College campuses should be bastions of free speech.  Today, they often seem to be the very places in American society …

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Keep Big Bird, Ditch the News: A Path Forward for PBS With Budget Cuts

As was the case a half-dozen years ago, PBS and NPR are again the subject of a contentious debate about their taxpayer  …

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Sunshine Week: A Timely Celebration

Sunshine Week, a nationwide event taking place this week (March 12-18), is an annual reminder that access to government …

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Issue Watch

NLPC: Title II Docket Includes Tons of Foreign Filings

According to political and policy lobbying group the National Legal and Policy Center, almost a quarter million pro-net …

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Lester Holt: Name-Calling From Those in Power Won’t Stop Us

Lester Holt, NBC Nightly News anchor, discussed how things have changed of late for an evening news anchor while …

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AT&T: Blocking, Slowing Appear Allowable Under Title II

The federal judges who upheld the FCC’s TItle II classification of ISPs last year have signaled that even under those rules, …

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FBI Order Requiring Apple To ‘Unlock’ iPhone

Filed an amicus brief with the U.S.  District Court for the Central District of California (Eastern Division) in the matter of the search of an Apple iPhone. The Media Institute argued that the FBI’s attempt to order  …

OF NOTE

National Edward R. Murrow Award winners. https://t.co/IPCZCjo41d #Murrow

Great news about the renomination of @JRosenworcel as FCC Commissioner. Looking forward to welcoming her back:
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News Media Alliance Applauds Reversal of Decision to Bar Reporter Access to Senators | News Media Alliance - https://t.co/dU396lS6dA

October 16 – 22, 2017

Free Speech Week is a yearly,
non-partisan celebration of the value of
free speech and expression.

Free Speech: The Language of America
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