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Rep. G. K. Butterfield and NBCU News Group’s Cesar Conde To Present Awards at Media Institute’s ‘Free Speech America’ Virtual Gala on Oct. 14

Former FCC Official Mignon Clyburn and David L. Cohen of Comcast To Be Honored FOR RELEASE: September 8, 2020 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., September 8, 2020 – A life-long civil rights defender and an industry leader in building Spanish-language media will present awards at The Media Institute’s “Free Speech [...]

By |2020-09-07T16:31:00-04:00September 8th, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Rep. G. K. Butterfield and NBCU News Group’s Cesar Conde To Present Awards at Media Institute’s ‘Free Speech America’ Virtual Gala on Oct. 14

Media Institute Launches Digital Media Center

Stuart N. Brotman To Coordinate Program Activities FOR RELEASE: August 25, 2020 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., August 25, 2020 – The Media Institute today unveiled a new program designed to bring clarity to key issues at the heart of today’s digital revolution.  The Digital Media Center will examine issues [...]

By |2020-08-24T18:17:51-04:00August 25th, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Media Institute Launches Digital Media Center

Stuart Brotman Charts Course for Digital Privacy Policy Amid ‘Perfect Storm’ of Government Actions and Global Pandemic

New Book by Media Institute Distinguished Fellow Offers Far-Reaching Insights FOR RELEASE: August 21, 2020 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., August 21, 2020 – “There can be no doubt now that digital privacy protection deserves more focus as a national policy priority,” concludes Stuart N. Brotman in his latest book, [...]

By |2020-08-21T14:25:00-04:00August 21st, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Stuart Brotman Charts Course for Digital Privacy Policy Amid ‘Perfect Storm’ of Government Actions and Global Pandemic

David Cohen of Comcast Corp. and Former FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn To Receive Awards at Media Institute ‘Free Speech America’ Virtual Gala

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr To Deliver Keynote Remarks at Oct. 14 Virtual Event FOR RELEASE: August 4, 2020 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., August 4, 2020 – The Media Institute will honor David L. Cohen, senior executive vice president of Comcast Corporation, and Mignon Clyburn, former FCC commissioner and acting [...]

By |2020-07-31T19:18:38-04:00August 3rd, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on David Cohen of Comcast Corp. and Former FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn To Receive Awards at Media Institute ‘Free Speech America’ Virtual Gala

Stuart N. Brotman Appointed Distinguished Fellow of The Media Institute

Will Coordinate Program Activities of Institute’s New Digital Media Center FOR RELEASE: July 2, 2020 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., July 2, 2020 – Stuart N. Brotman, a noted professor whose academic portfolio includes law, communications, business, and public policy, has been appointed Distinguished Fellow of The Media Institute, effective [...]

By |2020-07-02T12:45:45-04:00July 2nd, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Stuart N. Brotman Appointed Distinguished Fellow of The Media Institute

Media Institute Joins in Urging End to Police Targeting of Journalists

FOR RELEASE: June 4, 2020 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., June 4, 2020 – “The First Amendment protects journalists who are complying with reasonable law enforcement directions when covering civil unrest.  The right of the media to report on police activity is foundational to our democracy, but recent documented events [...]

By |2020-06-04T16:08:32-04:00June 4th, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Media Institute Joins in Urging End to Police Targeting of Journalists

Media Institute Statement on Executive Order Aimed at Social Media

FOR RELEASE: May 28, 2020 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., May 28, 2020 – Media Institute President Richard T. Kaplar issued the following statement in response to the Executive Order signed by President Trump on May 28 regarding social media platforms: “The First Amendment must be the unwavering beacon in [...]

By |2020-05-28T18:19:12-04:00May 28th, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Media Institute Statement on Executive Order Aimed at Social Media

Media Institute Adjusts Communications Forum Luncheon Series Schedule in Light of Coronavirus Pandemic

FOR RELEASE: March 17, 2020 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., March 17, 2020 – The Media Institute issued the following statement today by Institute President Richard Kaplar: “In light of the coronavirus pandemic, we have postponed our Communications Forum luncheon scheduled for March 25 until April 27.  We thank our [...]

By |2020-03-16T21:22:59-04:00March 17th, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Media Institute Adjusts Communications Forum Luncheon Series Schedule in Light of Coronavirus Pandemic

Washington Post Publisher Warns of Threats to Independent Press

Daunting Challenges Facing Journalists Cited During Free Speech Week FOR RELEASE: October 22, 2019 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., October 22, 2019 – “America has always set the standard for press freedom around the world.  Sadly, that is no longer the case.”  This chilling assessment came today from Frederick J. [...]

By |2020-07-02T12:44:53-04:00October 22nd, 2019|Press Releases|Comments Off on Washington Post Publisher Warns of Threats to Independent Press

Free Speech Week Slated for Oct. 21 – 27, 2019

Annual Celebration Promotes Free Speech and Free Press FOR RELEASE: October 18, 2019 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., October 18, 2019 – Free Speech Week (FSW) begins Monday, Oct. 21, and will continue through Sunday, Oct. 27.  This national event will be an opportunity for media groups, schools, universities, and [...]

By |2020-07-02T12:44:13-04:00October 18th, 2019|Press Releases|Comments Off on Free Speech Week Slated for Oct. 21 – 27, 2019
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