Michael J. Copps

Michael J. Copps

Michael Joseph Copps is a former Commissioner of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission , an independent agency of the United States government. He has served as one of the commissioners of the FCC since May 31, 2001, and took on the additional role of acting chairman on January 20, 2009. He relinquished the chairmanship to Julius Genachowski after Genachowski was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 25 and then sworn in on June 29, 2009. Wikipedia*

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Michael J. Copps has 84 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1999 Senate Committee as an Assistant Secretary for the Trade and Development of the Department of Commerce. The year with the most videos was 2007 with 15 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2014 with an average of 1,740 views per program as an Acting Chair for the Federal Communications Commission. Most appearances with Robert M. McDowell (35), Jonathan S. Adelstein (31), Kevin J. Martin (25). Most common tags: Telecommunication, Online Technology, Broadcast Television.

Appearances by Title:c. May 17, 2001 - Present Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission Videos: 1 c. January 1, 2016 - Present Special Adviser, Media and Democracy Reform Initiative, Common Cause Videos: 0


Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission
May 31, 2001 - June 29, 2009 Videos: 71 Acting Chair, Federal Communications Commission c. January 20, 2009 - c. June 29, 2009 Videos: 10 Assistant Secretary, Trade and Development, Department of Commerce c. December 31, 1998 - c. January 1, 2001 Videos: 2

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