Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council

A Conversation with Former FCC Commissioners and Leaders

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A Conversation with Former FCC Commissioners and Leaders: Updating the Telecom Act to Promote Minority Ownership and Consumer Interests

Description:
Former FCC chairs, commissioners, and leaders will provide insights on how a Telecommunications Act rewrite could energize the media and telecommunications industries and provide opportunities for strong minority consumer protections and ownership.

Moderator:
Nicol Turner-Lee, Ph.D., Vice President and Chief Research and Policy Officer, MMTC

Panelists:
Hon. Rick Boucher, Member of Congress Emeritus (D-VA); Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

Hon. Michael J. Copps, Former Acting Chairman and Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission

Hon. Robert M. McDowell, Partner, Wiley Rein; Former Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission

Hon. Richard E. Wiley, Partner, Wiley Rein; Former Chairman, Federal Communications Commission

Remarks:
Eli Noam, Ph.D., Director, Columbia Institute for Tele-Information (CITI)