Newton N. Minow

Newton N. Minow

Newton Norman Minow is an American attorney and former Chair of the Federal Communications Commission. His speech referring to television as a "vast wasteland" is cited even as the speech has passed its 50th anniversary. Wikipedia*

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Newton N. Minow has 33 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 Forum as a Director for the Annenberg Washington Program. The year with the most videos was 1989 with eight videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 4,651 views per program. Most appearances with Sander Vanocur (4), Bill Kovach (3), Frank J. Fahrenkopf Jr. (3). Most common tags: Broadcast Television, Journalism, Media.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 1987 - Present Professor, Annenberg School for Communication, Northwestern University Videos: 2 c. January 25, 2001 - Present Member, Chicago Committee, Chicago Council on Foreign Relations Videos: 1 c. October 21, 1999 - Present Member, Commission on Presidential Debates Videos: 1 c. January 1, 2006 - Present Co-Chairman, Digital Promise Videos: 0


Chair, Federal Communications Commission c. January 1, 1964 - c. December 31, 1963 Videos: 9 Director, Annenberg Washington Program c. October 16, 1987 - c. November 6, 1997 Videos: 20

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