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  • National Broadband Plan
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    National Broadband Plan

    Art Brodsky and Adam Thierer talked about the initiatives in the Federal Communications Commission’s National Broadband Plan, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.…

    127 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…

    55 views
  • Telecommunications Policy
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    Telecommunications Policy

    The guests talked about major actions in telecommunications policy by both the Federal Communications Commission and Congress, and what topics did not get resolved, including network neutrality and broadband…

    51 views
  • Regulating Television Violence
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    Regulating Television Violence

    Panelists spoke about an April 25, 2007 Federal Communications Commission report on “Violent Television Programming and Its Impact on Children,” which recommended that government assume a…

    212 views
  • Child Safety on the Internet
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    Child Safety on the Internet

    Panelists talked about the safety of children on the Internet. Among the topics they addressed were programs and policies by providers to protect children, parental responsibilities,…

    59 views
  • Telecommunications Issues
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    Telecommunications Issues

    Adam Thierer talked about reformation of the Federal Communications Commission, competition among video broadband providers, and media ownership issues. He compared the regulatory structure of the U.S. with…

    53 views
  • 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…

    216 views
  • Future of the Radio Marketplace
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    Future of the Radio Marketplace

    Mr. Mays spoke about the future of radio broadcasting. Among the topics he addressed were new radio market development, indecency regulations, public interest mandates, media consolidation,…

    24 views
  • Broadcast Indecency
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    Broadcast Indecency

    The Progress and Freedom Foundation held a discussion on whether government should extend broadcast decency rules to other media including cable and satellite. Following their remarks…

    17 views
  • The Fairness Doctrine and Media Bias
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    The Fairness Doctrine and Media Bias

    In the first of a two-part series on the media and Congress, media analysts talked about the Federal Communications Policy known as the Fairness Doctrine, which was repealed in 1987. Topics…

    171 views
  • Digital Media Freedom
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    Digital Media Freedom

    Mr. Thierer talked about advances in information technology, the use of the Internet for information gathering and dissemination, Internet privacy and security, and other issues. He also…

    18 views