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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. [...]

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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 [...]

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Dave Lougee and Jeffrey Herbst To Receive Media Institute Awards at Sept. 27 Banquet in Washington

Congressman Marsha Blackburn To Deliver Keynote Address FOR RELEASE: July 31, 2017 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., July 31, 2017 – The Media Institute will bestow awards on Dave Lougee, president and CEO of TEGNA, and Jeffrey Herbst, immediate past president and CEO of the Newseum, at its annual [...]

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Dave Lougee of TEGNA and Jeffrey Herbst of the Newseum To Be Recognized at Media Institute Friends & Benefactors Awards Banquet

FOR RELEASE: July 31, 2017 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., July 31, 2017 – The Media Institute will honor TEGNA President and CEO Dave Lougee and Newseum President and CEO Jeffrey Herbst at its annual Friends & Benefactors Awards Banquet Sept. 27 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Washington, D.C. [...]

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Media Institute Salutes Sunshine Week

FOR RELEASE: March 13, 2017 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., March 13, 2017 – The Media Institute today expressed its strong support for Sunshine Week, the annual nationwide celebration of access to public information, observed this year from March 12 to March 18. The Media Institute is an official Sunshine [...]

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Media Institute Statement Congratulating Ajit Pai On Being Appointed FCC Chairman

FOR RELEASE: January 24, 2017 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Arlington, Va., Jan. 24, 2017 – Media Institute President Patrick Maines today issued the following statement congratulating FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai on being appointed Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission: “The Media Institute offers its heartiest congratulations to Ajit Pai, who is [...]

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David Grimaldi, Adonis Hoffman Join Media Institute Board of Trustees; Mike Regan To Head Board’s Executive Committee

FOR RELEASE: December 7, 2016 Contact: Richard T. Kaplar The Media Institute 703-243-5700 Washington, Dec. 7, 2016 – David Grimaldi of the Interactive Advertising Bureau and Adonis Hoffman of Business in the Public Interest were elected to the Board of Trustees of The Media Institute at the board’s annual meeting today in Washington. Mike Regan, [...]

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