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The Important Role a Woman Can Play in Leading the FCC

To date, a woman has never chaired the Commission, but the impact of women in media - both in terms of what happens in policy space as well as in determining the images that are projected across the media is palpable.

Healthcare’s Digital Revolution – Why The Future Is So Bright

By Melanie Campbell, President and CEO, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation & Convener, Black Women’ s Roundtable If someone you know has ever had...

It’s Time for a Woman to Head the FCC

Throughout the FTC’s 99 years and the FCC’s 79 years, every president has chosen only men to chair these powerful agencies. We can be sure that in all those years, no one has mused that the choice of a man to head one agency could disqualify all men from heading the other agency.

Verizon Supports Lowering Pay Phone Rates for Prisoners and Families

On Monday, one of the United States’ leading Fortune 500 telecommunications companies filed comments to the Federal Communications Commission endorsing reform that affects nearly 2.2 million prisoners and their families, including 2.7...

FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell Steps Down

The senior Republican on the Federal Communications Commission, Robert McDowell, said Wednesday he would step down in a few weeks. Mr. McDowell's exit leaves the...

Is Universal Service an Effective Policy for Increasing Broadband Adoption?

Broadband adoption is decelerating and it appears that government intervention tactics designed to increase the number of subscribers to high-speed Internet access is not...

FCC, Past and Present, Take on Telecom Policy Reform, Diversity, Broadband

“I cannot say I’m pleased about the pace of change, but we have..."

Clyburn Speaks on Media Ownership at Senate Confirmation Hearing

by Jacqueline Clary A spacious corner room in the Russell Senate Office Building was brimming with government and industry observers who gathered to support FCC...

FCC’s Minority Members Leading Emerging Schools of Thought On Spectrum Management

One day before the election and possibly a new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, the issue of how best the FCC provides access...

National Urban League: Broadband Internet is Fundamental to Civil Rights

By Kenneth Mallory and Tiffany Bain The theme of empowerment permeated the “Job Creation and Education: Programmatic Efforts to Increase Broadband Adoption in African American...