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Carolyn M. Byerly on the status of women in journalism
Prometheus Group Encourages People of Color to Apply for LPFM Hosts by October Deadline
Prometheus Radio Project staff, leaders in both the US and other nations in the use of low-power FM radio, encourages those who want to serve as LPFM hosts to apply for licenses in October 2012, per FCC requirements. The group says it it a historic opportunity for people of color to get their community's voices on the radio.
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MEDIA AND DEMOCRACY COALITION
The Media and Democracy Coalition is a collaboration of more than three-dozen of the nation’s leading advocates for communication rights. The coalition works toward a more open, accessible and accountable communications system.
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
The FCC is a federal agency created by the Communications Act of 1934, and updated in subsequent legislation. It has the responsibility of regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories.
The CommLawBlog, which is sponsored by the law firm of Fletcher Heald & Hildreth, reflects the views of the bloggers who write for it. It provides up to date analysis of policy activities in the FCC and courts.
THE MCGANNON CENTER AT FORDHAM UNIVERSITY
The Donald McGannon Communication Research Center conducts and disseminates research related to communications policy making and the management of media institutions.