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  • Parental Control over Media for Children
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    Parental Control over Media for Children

    The forum “Beyond Censorship: Technologies and Policies to Give Parents Control Over Children’s Media Content” discussed how best to protect children from inappropriate media and guide them toward educational…

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  • Telecommunications Act
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    Telecommunications Act

    The Media and Democracy Coalition, representing 116 interest groups, held a news conference about the release of its “Bill of Media Rights.” The report criticized the 1996…

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  • Digital Television Transition
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    Digital Television Transition

    Witnesses testified regarding the transition to digital television. This hearing focused on the timetable for the transition and the Federal Communications Commission Media Bureau’s plan to…

    46 views
  • Native American Issues
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    Native American Issues

    Members of the National Congress of American Indians discussed how to get their agenda across to the Bush Administration and the 107th Congress. Commissioner Tristani talked about how to…

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  • America OnLine  Time Warner Merger
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    America OnLine - Time Warner Merger

    Commissioners heard testimony on the proposed merger between Time-Warner and America OnLine. U.S. broad-band service issues were discussed such as the effect of the merger on promises of…

    99 views
  • Children and the Media
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    Children and the Media

    Ms. Tristani talked about the large amount of time spent watching television by U.S. children and criticized the negative influence of media outlets. She asserted that the First Amendment…

    32 views
  • Web Site Safeguards
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    Web Site Safeguards

    The vice president, members of Congress, and computer industry officials briefed reporters on a new on-line resource to help parents safeguard children from adult material on the Internet. The program,…

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  • Childrens Exposure to Violence
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    Children's Exposure to Violence

    Participants talked about various ways children are exposed to violence and the problem of youth violence. Among the issues addressed were the ways in which children are exposed to…

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  • Federal Communications Commission Oversight
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    Federal Communications Commission Oversight

    Witnesses testified about the progress of the Federal Communications Commission. They focused on the implementation of the V-chip and the increased competition in the telecommunications…

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  • Telecommunications Mergers Public Interest
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    Telecommunications Mergers: Public Interest

    Consumer activists argued against a proposed merger between SBC Communications and Ameritech claiming that in other such mergers telephone service deteriorated.

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  • Telecommunications Mergers Internet Service
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    Telecommunications Mergers: Internet Service

    Panelists discussed the proposed merger between AT&T and TCI cable services. They focused on if the merger will benefit local customers with increased competition and lower rates. They also…

    59 views
  • Telecommunications Industry Consolidation
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    Telecommunications Industry Consolidation

    Commissioners addressed the issues of mergers proposed by various companies of the telecommunications industry. Executives discussed the benefits of consolidation for consumers. They talked…

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  • FCC Feature
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    FCC Feature

    Chairman Kennard and commissioners of the Federal Communications Commission appeared individually to talk about the role of the FCC and communication issues. Each responded to audience…

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  • Cable Industry Competition
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    Cable Industry Competition

    The Federal Communications Commission held a hearing to discuss the status of competition in the cable industry and how much consumer choice exists in the marketplace. Officials from the…

    120 views
  • FCC Open Meeting
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    FCC Open Meeting

    Commissioners discussed rules for several issues, including common carrier complaints, bidding for broadcast licenses and foreign participation in the U.S. telecommunications industry under…

    137 views
  • FCC Commissioners SwearingIn
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    FCC Commissioners Swearing-In

    Vice President Gore administered the oath of office to the newly confirmed chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, William Kennard and one of the new commissioners, Gloria…

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  • FCC Commissioners Confirmation Hearing
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    FCC Commissioners Confirmation Hearing

    Committee members heard from the nominees for the commissioner positions for the FCC. A total of four new members are awaiting confirmation and it is the first time since the FCC’s…

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