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  • FCC Chair Tom Wheeler Discusses the Future of Broadband Policy
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    FCC Chair Tom Wheeler on Internet Policy

    In his final speech as Federal Communications Commission chair, Tom Wheeler reflected on his three-year tenure and discussed the future of the open internet rule. Mr. Wheeler warned new…

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  • Electoral Integrity in 2016
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    Electoral Integrity in 2016

    Federal and local officials and advocates discussed possible vulnerabilities in U.S. voting systems amid concerns about foreign hacking and so-called “rigged” election results.

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  • Discussion on the State of Race in the US
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    Race in America

    The Aspen Institute held a symposium on the state of race in America. This portion began with a panel discussion on college diversity and ways to foster inclusion on campus. Then, a second…

    418 views
  • News Media Coverage of Racial Issues
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    News Media Coverage of Racial Issues

    Panelists talked about the treatment of race by the news media and combating stereotypes. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. Juan Williams moderated. Charlie Firestone then…

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  • Race and National Politics
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    Race and National Politics

    Juan Williams moderated a discussion on the role race might play in the 2012 elections. Panelists agreed that race would be a factor. Topics included the Arizona immigration law, the Asian voting bloc,…

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  • Latino Vote and the 2012 Elections
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    Latino Vote and the 2012 Elections

    Panelists talked about the role of Latino voters in the 2012 elections. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. Jose Diaz-Balart moderated. “The Latino Vote” was the…

    299 views
  • Immigration and the 2012 Elections
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    Immigration and the 2012 Elections

    Panelists talked about American identity, immigration, race relations, and the effect on politics. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. Juan Williams moderated. “The New…

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  • State of Race in America
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    State of Race in America

    Charlie Firestone and David Cohen made welcoming remarks at the opening session of the Aspen Institute’s conference on the state of race in the United States. Professor James Jackson then…

    662 views
  • Politics and Minorities
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    Politics and Minorities

    Juan Williams moderated a discussion on politics and political parties' methods to attract minority voters in the 2012 campaign. Panelists answered questions from audience members at the…

    416 views
  • Media and Popular Culture
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    Media and Popular Culture

    Panelists talked about media and popular culture. This program was part of an Aspen Institute symposium on the state of race in the United States.

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  • School Jobs and Prisons
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    School, Jobs, and Prisons

    Richard Lui moderated a panel of government officials, activists, and activists on minority education issues. Topics included the measurement of student achievement and business community…

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  • Ethnicity and Culture of US Families
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    Ethnicity and Culture of U.S. Families

    Juan Williams moderated a discussion on the structure of black, Latino, American Muslim, Indian, and Asian families in the U.S. This program was part of an Aspen Institute symposium on the…

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  • State of Race in America Symposium
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    State of Race in America Symposium

    Following opening remarks by Charles Firestone and David Cohen, Dianne Pinderhughes spoke about race and ethnicity. This program was part of an Aspen Institute symposium on the state of…

    304 views
  • Internet Public Policies in a Transition Year
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    Internet Public Policies in a Transition Year

    Panelists spoke about Internet and communications policy, including telecommunications policy challenges facing the incoming Obama administration. Among the topics they addressed were child…

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  • Protecting Children on the Internet
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    Protecting Children on the Internet

    The panelists talked about increasing the safety of children on the Internet, decreasing the fear their parents feel, and expanding the benefits of the online world. Topics included…

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  • New Media Technology
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    New Media Technology

    Media leaders talked about adapting to new technology. Persons who are making the transition from print to Internet talked about their experiences with the many-to-many interactivity that…

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  • emYou Can Hear Me Nowem
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    You Can Hear Me Now

    Nicholas Sullivan talked about his book You Can Hear Me Now: How Microloans and Cell Phones are Connecting the World’s Poor to the Global Economy, published by Jossey-Bass. The book tells the story of…

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  • Media Mergers
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    Media Mergers

    Recent press reports indicate that the television industry could face ownership changes, particularly when Time Warner and TBS' Ted Turner are reportedly pursuing NBC, and Walt Disney…

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