Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google took a public lashing at a congressional hearing in Boulder, Colo., on Friday, where some …
Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) used an informational hearing on deep fakes and other online manipulation to hammer Big Tech in general and Facebook in …
Given the almost daily news about a new security breach, it is impossible to conclude that the tech industry is …
Media & Communications Policy Blog
Informed and thoughtful commentary on a variety of First Amendment and communications policy issues.
The Challenge of Harnessing Change in a Global Economy
By Guest Author David L. Cohen
As the news media know better than anyone, the great story of our times is change – dramatic, accelerating, and …
An Independent Press: Essential to Our Democracy
By Guest Author Frederick J. Ryan, Jr.
We are living in challenging times for those who depend on the work of a free press. Every day, journalists across …
The 5G Privacy Opportunity
By Guest Author Stuart N. Brotman
The Federal Communications Commission announced on Sept. 16 that it would be granting experimental licenses for companies in New York City and Salt …
Recent Court Filings
The Institute participated with the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and other media groups recently in the following friend-of-the-court brief and letter.
Karem v. Trump
White House Must Provide Due Process Before Suspending Press Pass
Letter to United States Senate
Restrictive Rules on Press Will Hinder Coverage of Impeachment Trial
First Amendment Trends
A collection of timely articles and essays on current developments by members of The Media Institute’s First Amendment Advisory Council.
The Media Institute honored two distinguished awardees at our “Free Speech America” Gala on October 7, 2019: Fred Ryan, Publisher and CEO of The Washington Post, and Caroline Beasley, CEO of Beasley Media Group. FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks delivered keynote remarks.