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Trumping Academic Legitimacy in Push for Telecom Deregulation

Professors Jeff Pooley and Dwayne Winseck examine claims that the Obama-era Federal Communications Commission failed to ground its regulations in economic reasoning – and find the idea preposterous. What they unearth instead is AT&T-sponsored ‘research’ -- and Pooley and Winseck show how the FCC has been working in earnest to bolster, not sideline, economic analysis.

National Digital Inclusion Alliance Names the NTIA’s Emy Tseng the 2017 Charles Benton Digital Equity Champion

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National Digital Inclusion Alliance
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National Digital Inclusion Alliance Names the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s
Emy Tseng the 2017 Charles Benton Digital Equity Champion

FCC Chairman Pai Vows to Stand Up To Trump Administration

Responding to a letter from 13 U.S. Senators today, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai promised to alert the public of any attempt by the Trump Administration to influence FCC decision-making or direct the independent agency to take or not take any action with respect to media interests. The following may be attributed to Benton Foundation Executive Director Adrianne B. Furniss: