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Media Institute To Honor Lester Holt of NBC News and Documentarian Ken Burns At ‘Free Speech America’ Virtual Gala on Oct. 19

Event Celebrates Free Speech Week Taking Place Across America Oct. 17-23 FOR RELEASE: October 18, 2022 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-506-8030 Vienna, Va., October 18, 2022 – The Media Institute will bestow awards on Lester Holt, anchor and managing editor of “NBC Nightly News” and anchor of “Dateline NBC,” and renowned [...]

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Harry Smith of NBC News and APTS President Patrick Butler To Present Awards at Media Institute’s ‘Free Speech America’ Virtual Gala on Oct. 19

FOR RELEASE: September 12, 2022 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-506-8030 Vienna, Va., September 12, 2022 – A veteran television journalist and an accomplished leader in public broadcasting will present awards at The Media Institute’s “Free Speech America” Virtual Gala on Oct. 19. NBC News correspondent Harry Smith will present the Freedom [...]

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‘NBC Nightly News’ Anchor Lester Holt and Documentary Filmmaker Ken Burns To Receive Awards at Media Institute ‘Free Speech America’ Gala

FCC Commissioner Nathan Simington Will Be Featured Speaker at Oct. 19 Virtual Event FOR RELEASE: August 5, 2022 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-506-8030 Arlington, Va., August 5, 2022 – The Media Institute will honor Lester Holt, anchor and managing editor of “NBC Nightly News” and anchor of “Dateline NBC,” and renowned [...]

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New Book by Media Institute Distinguished Fellow Stuart N. Brotman Offers Fresh Perspectives on First Amendment From Leading Free Speech Figures

FOR RELEASE: April 8, 2022 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., April 8 – The latest book by Media Institute Distinguished Fellow Stuart N. Brotman offers unique perspectives on the meaning of the First Amendment as seen through the eyes of a “who’s who” of contemporary First Amendment icons. The [...]

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Media Institute Celebrates Sunshine Week, Supports Freedom of Information Act and Open Government

FOR RELEASE: March 16, 2022 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., March 16 – The Media is joining in the celebration of Sunshine Week 2022, taking place March 13 to 19. Sunshine Week is the annual nationwide celebration of access to public information, coordinated by the News Leaders Association.  Participating [...]

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Media Institute’s Digital Media Center Releases New Publication ‘Digital Media Trends To Follow in 2022’

Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain Are Top Trends Profiled in New ‘Primer’ FOR RELEASE: February 18, 2022 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., February 18 – Among a new array of technologies destined to have a profound impact on the media industry, two stand out in 2022: Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain. [...]

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Media Institute Releases White Paper on Post-Pandemic Digital Media Trends To Wide Audience as Persistent Virus Delays Shift to New Normal

FOR RELEASE: January 19, 2022 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., January 19, 2022 – As the COVID-19 pandemic stretches into 2022, The Media Institute’s Digital Media Center today released publicly for the first time its insightful analysis of post-pandemic digital media trends published in mid-2021. The White Paper is [...]

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Keith Murphy of ViacomCBS Joins Media Institute Board

FOR RELEASE: December 17, 2021 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., December 17, 2021 – Keith R. Murphy, senior vice president for government relations and regulatory counsel for ViacomCBS Inc., has been elected to the Board of Trustees of The Media Institute, it was announced today by Institute President Richard T. [...]

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Robert Corn-Revere Traces Evolution of Censorship in America And the ‘Censor’s Dilemma’ Amid First Amendment Protections

‘The Mind of the Censor and the Eye of the Beholder’ Offers Lessons for Today FOR RELEASE: November 4, 2021 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., November 4, 2021 – A new book by noted First Amendment attorney Robert Corn-Revere takes a wide-ranging look at how censors have operated since the [...]

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Media Institute Congratulates Jessica Rosenworcel, Gigi Sohn on FCC Nominations

FOR RELEASE: October 26, 2021 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., October 26, 2021 – Media Institute President Richard T. Kaplar issued the following statement in response to President Joe Biden’s announcement that he intends to nominate Jessica Rosenworcel as Chair of the Federal Communications Commission and Gigi Sohn as an [...]

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