146Mar 17, 2010
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 ...
32Dec 11, 2008
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 ...
50Oct 10, 2008
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 ...
168May 18, 2007
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 ...
46Jan 31, 2007
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, ...
74Nov 21, 2006
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 ...
184Jun 7, 2006
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 ...
20Oct 3, 2005
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 ...
15Apr 8, 2005
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 ...
179Mar 14, 2005
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and Congress, media analysts talked about the Federal Communications Policy known as the Fairness Doctrine, which was repealed in 1987.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 included ...
28Mar 12, 2005
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 ...