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  • Communicators with Hundt Powell and Martin
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    Communicators with Hundt, Powell, and Martin

    Three former chairmen of the Federal Communications Commission spoke about the telecommunications industry, technology, and policy issues affecting communications. “The Communicators” is…

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  • Cable Content and New Technology
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    Cable Content and New Technology

    Cable and entertainment industry executives talked about delivery of content through the use of new technologies. Among the topics they addressed were the use and development of mobile…

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  • Sustaining Democracy in the Digital Age Part 1
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    Sustaining Democracy in the Digital Age, Part 1

    The Knight Commission held a forum on recommendations in their report “Informing Communities: Sustaining Democracy in the Digital Age.” The report focused on availabilityof information,…

    242 views
  • Impact of Internet Policy on Blacks
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    Impact of Internet Policy on Blacks

    Michael Powell talked about Internet and broadband policies that could led to new job creation, higher quality education, and improvd health care for African Americans. “Answering the Digital…

    127 views
  • Campaign 2008 and Telecommunications Policy
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    Campaign 2008 and Telecommunications Policy

    Former members of the Federal Communications Commission talked about the positions of the three major 2008 Presidential campaigns on telecommunications policy. Former Commissioner Abernathy…

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  • Cable Must Carry Rules
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    Cable Must Carry Rules

    The Federal Communications Commission met and voted to reaffirm its 2001 decision that broadcasters were not entitled to carriage of their analog and digital signals during the digital…

    123 views
  • Transition to Digital Television
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    Transition to Digital Television

    Chairman Powell and television industry officials talked about the implementation and distribution of high definition television. Among the topics they addressed were regulatory issues,…

    96 views
  • FCC Field Hearing Part 1
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    FCC Field Hearing, Part 1

    The Federal Communications Commission held a field hearing in the Municipal Plaza Building. The purpose of the hearing was to receive feedback about how local television and radio…

    67 views
  • FCC Field Hearing Part 2
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    FCC Field Hearing, Part 2

    The Federal Communications Commission held a field hearing in the Municipal Plaza Building. The purpose of the hearing was to receive feedback about how local television and radio…

    37 views
  • Broadcast Decency
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    Broadcast Decency

    Witnesses testified about decency standards in broadcast television and radio. The testimony focused on the halftime show at Superbowl XXXVIII at which performer Janet Jackson revealed her…

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  • Communications Industry Issues
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    Communications Industry Issues

    Mr. Powell talked about the impact of new technologies on the communications industry. He also talked about emerging communications technology and future applications of internet…

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  • Internet Phone Service Part 2
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    Internet Phone Service, Part 2

    Government officials and service providers testified about Internet telephonic devices and programs, providing voiceover and phone services, and potential areas for regulation such as law…

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  • Internet Phone Service Part 1
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    Internet Phone Service, Part 1

    Communications industry representatives, entrepreneurs and investors testified about Internet telephonic devices and programs, providing voiceover and phone services, and potential areas…

    92 views
  • Telemarketing List
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    Telemarketing List

    Mr. Muris and Mr. Powell talked about the implementation of a national “do not call” registry and the rules for enforcing regulations requiring telemarketers not to solicit from those…

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  • Telemarketing Practices
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    Telemarketing Practices

    Witnesses testified about the administration of a national “do not call” list to keep consumers from receiving solicitations from unwanted telemarketers. Two federal judges had made rulings…

    60 views
  • Telemarketing Practices
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    Telemarketing Practices

    Following an act signing at the White House, Mr. Powell and Mr. Muris answered reporters' questions about how a national “do not call” list would be administered and enforced.

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  • Media Ownership Rules
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    Media Ownership Rules

    Commissioner Powell spoke about new rules easing restrictions on the number of media outlets a single company could own. He also responded to viewer comments and questions.

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  • Federal Communications Commission Issues
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    Federal Communications Commission Issues

    Mr. Powell spoke to reporters about several initiatives to be considered by the commission. Among the topics he addressed were local media ownership rules, the creation of a localism task…

    19 views
  • Future of Telecommunications
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    Future of Telecommunications

    Mr. Gifford interviewed FCC chairman Powell about issues and problems of the communications industry. Topics included regulation vs. deregulation, the FCC’s long-term vision, and the attempt by…

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  • emDo Not Callem Registry for Telemarketers
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    Do Not Call Registry for Telemarketers

    Following President Bush’s remarks in the Rose Garden, chairmen Powell and Muris answered reporters' questions in the White House driveway about the federal government’s launch of a “Do Not Call”…

    12 views
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