Gayle King, Co-Host of ‘CBS Mornings,’ and Former AT&T Head Randall Stephenson To Present Awards at Media Institute’s ‘Free Speech America’ Virtual Gala on Oct. 20

FOR RELEASE: September 10, 2021Contact: Richard T. KaplarThe Media Institute703-243-5700Arlington, Va., September 10, 2021 – An accomplished TV journalist and a leading figure in the growth of the telecom industry will present awards at The Media Institute’s “Free Speech America” Virtual Gala on Oct. 20.“CBS Mornings” co-host Gayle King will present the Freedom of Speech [...]

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AT&T Chairman William E. Kennard and ‘CBS Evening News’ Anchor Norah O’Donnell To Receive Awards at Media Institute ‘Free Speech America’ Virtual Gala

Senator Gordon Smith of NAB To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Oct. 20 Event FOR RELEASE: August 5, 2021 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., August 5, 2021 – The Media Institute will honor William E. Kennard, chairman of the board of AT&T, Inc., Norah O’Donnell, anchor and managing editor of [...]

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New White Paper Examines Post-Pandemic Digital Media Trends

Institute’s Digital Media Center Releases Analysis by Stuart N. Brotman FOR RELEASE: June 29, 2021 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., June 29 – As the country emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, The Media Institute’s Digital Media Center has released an insightful analysis of how the pandemic has affected digital media [...]

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Media Institute Statement on Baltimore State’s Attorney’s Complaint to FCC

FOR RELEASE: May 7, 2021 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., May 7 – Media Institute President Richard T. Kaplar issued the following statement regarding a complaint to the Federal Communications Commission filed by the Baltimore State’s Attorney’s Office: “The Baltimore State’s Attorney’s Office announced it has filed a complaint [...]

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Media Institute Statement on the Passing of Kurt Wimmer

FOR RELEASE: April 5, 2021 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., April 5 – Media Institute President Richard T. Kaplar issued the following statement regarding the death of long-time Board member Kurt Wimmer: “We are extremely saddened by the passing of our good friend Kurt Wimmer.  He was a member [...]

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Media Institute Statement on Supreme Court’s Media Ownership Rule Decision

FOR RELEASE: April 1, 2021 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., April 1 – Media Institute President Richard T. Kaplar issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on FCC media ownership regulation in FCC v. Prometheus Radio Project: “The Media Institute applauds the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision [...]

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Michael O’Rielly Appointed Senior Fellow of The Media Institute

Former FCC Commissioner Also Joins First Amendment Advisory Council FOR RELEASE: March 31, 2021 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., March 31, 2020 – Michael O’Rielly, whose career as a public servant in Washington spanned more than three decades and included service in the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senate, [...]

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Media Institute Statement on Legislators’ Letter to Media Companies

FOR RELEASE: February 23, 2021 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., February 23, 2021 – Media Institute President Richard T. Kaplar issued the following statement regarding a letter from two House members to several media companies: “The letter from two members of the House Energy & Commerce Committee to several [...]

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Media Institute Statement on Richard Bates of Walt Disney Co.

FOR RELEASE: January 2, 2021 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., January 2, 2021 – Media Institute President Richard T. Kaplar issued the following statement on the passing of Richard Bates of The Walt Disney Co.: “Richard Bates was a valued member of The Media Institute’s Board of Trustees from [...]

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New Issue Brief Cites Connection Between Digital Advertising & First Amendment

FOR RELEASE: December 9, 2020 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., December 9, 2020 – Digital advertising has fueled the explosive growth in Internet content including news and information, and thus plays a significant role in furthering First Amendment principles of freedom of speech and freedom of the press. That is [...]

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