The April 27 Communications Forum Luncheon will be rescheduled due to the extension of federal guidelines on crowd size through April.
Stay tuned for further details.
Communications companies big and small have signed on to a “Keep Americans Connected Pledge” at the request of FCC …
Democratic FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks told Congress Tuesday (March 10) that the FCC and communications …
Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen told a Free State Foundation audience Tuesday (March 10) that the Justice Department’s …
Media & Communications Policy Blog
Informed and thoughtful commentary on a variety of First Amendment and communications policy issues.
Can Big Tech Be Reined In by Rules It Consistently Breaks?
By Adonis Hoffman, Esq.
Well informed observers of the tech industry have cautioned against two things: economic downturn and government …
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 …
Privacy expert and Woodrow Wilson Fellow Stuart N. Brotman discusses the future of digital privacy in this far-ranging interview for The Wilson Center. Prof. Brotman is a member of the Institute’s First Amendment Advisory Council.
Recent Court Briefs
The Institute participated with the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and other media groups recently in the following friend-of-the-court briefs.
In re Juror Questionnaires in United States v. Stone
First Amendment Creates Right of Access to Juror Questionnaires
Tah v. Global Publishing Inc.
D.C. Anti-SLAPP Act Should Apply in Federal Court
The New Mexican v. PNM and BHP
Seeking Prior Restraint Is Not Legitimate Petitioning Activity
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.