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Media Institute Salutes Sunshine Week

FOR RELEASE: March 13, 2017 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700   Arlington, Va., March 13, 2017 – The Media Institute today expressed its strong support for Sunshine Week, the annual nationwide celebration of access to public information, observed this year from March 12 to March 18. The Media Institute is an official [...]

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Media Institute Statement Congratulating Ajit Pai On Being Appointed FCC Chairman

FOR RELEASE: January 24, 2017 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700   Arlington, Va., Jan. 24, 2017 – Media Institute President Patrick Maines today issued the following statement congratulating FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai on being appointed Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission: “The Media Institute offers its heartiest congratulations to Ajit Pai, who is [...]

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David Grimaldi, Adonis Hoffman Join Media Institute Board of Trustees; Mike Regan To Head Board’s Executive Committee

FOR RELEASE: December 7, 2016 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700   Washington, Dec. 7, 2016 – David Grimaldi of the Interactive Advertising Bureau and Adonis Hoffman of Business in the Public Interest were elected to the Board of Trustees of The Media Institute at the board’s annual meeting today in Washington. Mike [...]

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Nationwide Event Heightens Awareness of Fundamental Freedom

FOR RELEASE: October 17, 2016 Contact: Patrick Maines The Media Institute 703-243-5700   Arlington, Va., October 17, 2016 – Free Speech Week (FSW) is slated to begin Monday, Oct. 17, and run through Sunday, Oct. 23.  A wide range of schools, universities, community groups, and media organizations will mark the week by conducting events [...]

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Chris Moeser Joins Media Institute Board of Trustees

FOR RELEASE: June 15, 2016 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700   Arlington, Va., June 15, 2016 –Chris Moeser of TEGNA Inc. has been elected to the Board of Trustees of The Media Institute. Moeser serves as Associate General Counsel of TEGNA, based in McLean, Va. Moeser joined TEGNA in July 2015 [...]

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Media Institute Supports Apple’s Opposition to FBI Order, Files Amicus Brief Citing Threat to First Amendment

FOR RELEASE: March 3, 2016 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700   Arlington, Va., March 3, 2016 – The Media Institute filed an amicus brief in a California federal district court today, saying that the FBI’s attempt to order Apple, Inc. to write code to “unlock” the contents of an iPhone amounts [...]

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Will Johnson Joins Media Institute Board of Trustees

FOR RELEASE: February 17, 2016 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700   Arlington, Va., February 17, 2016 – Will Johnson of Verizon has been elected to the Board of Trustees of The Media Institute, it was announced today by Institute President Patrick Maines.  Johnson is Senior Vice President, Federal Regulatory and Legal [...]

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Rebecca Hanson Joins Media Institute Board of Trustees

FOR RELEASE: December 2, 2015 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700   Washington, December 2, 2015 – Rebecca Hanson of the Sinclair Broadcast Group was elected to the Board of Trustees of The Media Institute at the board’s annual meeting today in Washington.  Hanson is Senior Vice President, Strategy and Policy, for [...]

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Author Peggy Noonan and Meredith Attwell Baker of CTIA–The Wireless Association To Receive Media Institute Awards at Oct. 21 Banquet in Washington

House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte To Deliver Keynote Address FOR RELEASE: October 16, 2015 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700   Arlington, Va., October 16, 2015 – The Media Institute will honor Peggy Noonan, best-selling author and columnist for The Wall Street Journal, and Meredith Attwell Baker, president and CEO of CTIA–The Wireless [...]

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Free Speech Week To Be Celebrated Oct. 19 – 25, 2015

Nationwide Event Heightens Awareness of Fundamental Freedom FOR RELEASE: October 15, 2015 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700   Arlington, Va., October 15, 2015 – Free Speech Week (FSW) is slated to begin Monday, Oct. 19, and run through Sunday, Oct. 25.  A wide range of schools, universities, community groups, and media organizations [...]

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