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‘FREE SPEECH AMERICA’ GALA

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The Institute’s “Free Speech America” Gala on October 24, 2018, will honor two distinguished awardees: Chris Wallace of “FOX News Sunday” and Cathy Hughes of Urban One. FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly will be the featured speaker.

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Luncheon Speakers

White House Counsel Don McGahn outlined the Administration’s priorities for regulatory reform at a Communications Forum luncheon at the Willard Hotel in Washington, D.C., on July 12. He noted that…

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A collection of timely articles and essays on current developments by members of The Media Institute’s First Amendment Advisory Council.

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Media & Communications Policy Blog

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

TV Owners Need New Rules To Keep Pace
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We are living in the platinum age of television. Consumers are enjoying an abundance of movies, news, sports, and …

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Speaking Up for a Free Press
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Something quite remarkable – unprecedented, actually – is scheduled to take place on Aug. 16. More than 100 …

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Regardless of your political leanings, the just-released report by the Telecommunications Research and Policy …

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Issue Watch

The Justice Department warned on Wednesday that leading technology companies may be “intentionally stifling 

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California lawmakers rallied enough votes Friday to pass the nation’s toughest net neutrality law to prevent Internet 

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President Donald Trump is accusing Google and other U.S. tech companies of rigging search results about him “so …

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Journalist Brit Hume and Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick To Present Awards at Institute’s ‘Free Speech America’ Gala on Oct. 24

Two distinguished individuals from the worlds of media and academia will present awards at The Media Institute’s “Free Speech America” …

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Media Institute Supports Right of Public Access to Newly Filed Civil Complaints

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Journalist Brit Hume and Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick to Present Awards at Institute's 'Free Speech America' Gala https://t.co/5LEvN3w22w

The Institute’s “Free Speech America” Gala on October 24, 2018, will honor two distinguished awardees: Chris Wallace of “FOX News Sunday” and Cathy Hughes of Urban One. FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly will be the featured speaker. https://t.co/WQJpu10flK

On our blog, 'TV Owners Need New Rules to Keep Pace' by guest author @AdonisHoffman https://t.co/evAywoUNIq

A NEW REPORT released by @rcfp shows American voters overwhelmingly support #pressfreedom, but there is a lack of urgency among them around the idea that press freedom is at risk in the U.S.

Highlights and key recommendations: https://t.co/ltHnHWWdJv

October 22-28, 2018

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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