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Luncheon Speakers

Brad Smith, president of Microsoft, discusses the National Rural Broadband Strategy (NRBS) at a Communications Forum luncheon at the Willard Hotel in Washington, D.C., on July 11.  The NRBS outlines …

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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

Verizon: Time for Net Neutrality Legislation

Verizon joined the ISP internet day of advocacy chorus for legislation clarifying the FCC’s broadband regulatory …

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Internet Day of Action’s Title II Advocates Speak Out

Title II fans were showing their support on the internet day of action, both by praising the FCC’s current rules and by …

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NCTA: Title II, Net Neutrality Not Remotely the Same

On the eve of Wednesday’s net neutrality day of action that will be devoted mostly to advocating for retaining Title II …

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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

"Free speech is the antithesis of violence." -Greg Lukianoff #FSN17

I added a video to a @YouTube playlist https://t.co/be4RFvnT9o Brad Smith, President of Microsoft - July 11 Communications Forum

Great presentation from @BradSmi of @Microsoft @TheMediaInst luncheon ...

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October 16 – 22, 2017

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