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Bill Bailey of Walt Disney Co. Joins Media Institute Board

FOR RELEASE: January 8, 2019 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., January 8, 2019 – Bill Bailey, vice president of government relations for The Walt Disney Company, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of The Media Institute, it was announced today by Institute President Richard T. Kaplar. Bailey is responsible [...]

By |2019-01-08T13:24:25-04:00January 8th, 2019|Press Releases|Comments Off on Bill Bailey of Walt Disney Co. Joins Media Institute Board

Richard Kaplar Named Media Institute President & CEO

FOR RELEASE: December 14, 2018 Contact: Susanna Coto The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., December 14, 2018 – The Board of Trustees of The Media Institute has designated Richard T. Kaplar as President and Chief Executive Officer of the organization. The appointment was announced by Board Chairman Richard E. Wiley following the Board’s annual meeting in [...]

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Chris Wallace and Cathy Hughes To Receive Media Institute Awards at Oct. 24 Gala in Washington

FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly To Deliver Keynote Address FOR RELEASE: Oct. 23, 2018 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., October 23, 2018 – The Media Institute will bestow awards on journalist Chris Wallace, host of “FOX News Sunday,” and Cathy Hughes, founder and chairperson of Urban One, Inc., at its annual [...]

By |2018-10-24T11:15:33-04:00October 23rd, 2018|Press Releases|Comments Off on Chris Wallace and Cathy Hughes To Receive Media Institute Awards at Oct. 24 Gala in Washington

Free Speech Week To Be Celebrated Oct. 22 – 28, 2018

Nationwide Event Fosters Public Awareness of Free Speech FOR RELEASE: October 19, 2018 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., October 19, 2018 – Free Speech Week (FSW) begins Monday, Oct. 22, and run through Sunday, Oct. 28. Media organizations, schools, universities, and community groups around the country will promote free speech [...]

By |2018-10-19T14:31:35-04:00October 19th, 2018|Press Releases|Comments Off on Free Speech Week To Be Celebrated Oct. 22 – 28, 2018

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

Chris Wallace of ‘FOX News Sunday’ and Cathy Hughes of Urban One To Be Honored FOR RELEASE: September 17, 2018 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., September 17, 2018 – Two distinguished individuals from the worlds of media and academia will present awards at The Media Institute’s “Free Speech America” Gala [...]

By |2018-09-19T15:17:45-04:00September 17th, 2018|Press Releases|Comments Off on Journalist Brit Hume and Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick To Present Awards at Institute’s ‘Free Speech America’ Gala on Oct. 24

Chris Wallace of ‘FOX News Sunday’ and Cathy Hughes of Urban One To Receive Honors at Media Institute Friends & Benefactors Awards Banquet

FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly To Deliver Keynote Remarks at Oct. 24 Event FOR RELEASE: July 9, 2018 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., July 9, 2018 – The Media Institute will honor veteran TV journalist Chris Wallace, anchor of “FOX News Sunday,” and media pioneer Cathy Hughes, founder and chairperson of [...]

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Media Institute Supports Sunshine Week

FOR RELEASE: March 9, 2018 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., March 9, 2018 – The Media Institute today stressed the importance of journalists’ access to public information as it joined in observing Sunshine Week, celebrated this year from March 11 to March 17. The Media Institute is an official [...]

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Patrick Maines Retiring From The Media Institute After 34 Years as President and CEO

Legacy Includes Free Speech Week, Emphasis on Emerging Technologies FOR RELEASE: December 5, 2017 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., December 5, 2017 – Patrick D. Maines, who has headed The Media Institute amid successive waves of technological innovation in a media world radically transformed by corporate restructuring, consolidation, and [...]

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Media Institute Launches New Blog Called ‘First Amendment Trends’

Will Feature Articles by Constitutional Scholars, Attorneys, Experts FOR RELEASE: October 20, 2017 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., October 20, 2017 – The Media Institute today launched a new online publication titled “First Amendment Trends” that will feature articles on timely developments related to free speech and free press. [...]

By |2018-03-18T20:39:38-04:00October 20th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on Media Institute Launches New Blog Called ‘First Amendment Trends’

Free Speech Week Celebration Set for Oct. 16 – 22, 2017

Public Awareness of Free Speech Is Goal of Nationwide Event FOR RELEASE: October 12, 2017 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., October 12, 2017 – Free Speech Week (FSW) will begin Monday, Oct. 16, and run through Sunday, Oct. 22. Media organizations, schools, universities, and community groups around the country [...]

By |2018-03-18T20:40:44-04:00October 12th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on Free Speech Week Celebration Set for Oct. 16 – 22, 2017