Diversity

The Federal Communications Commission has considered four aspects of diversity: 1) Viewpoint diversity ensures that the public has access to a wide range of diverse and antagonistic opinions and interpretations provided by opportunities for varied groups, entities and individuals to participate in the different phases of the broadcast industry; 2) Outlet diversity is the control of media outlets by a variety of independent owners; 3) Source diversity ensures that the public has access to information and programming from multiple content providers; and 4) Program diversity refers to a variety of programming formats and content.

RUS Community Connect Grant Program

The Rural Utilities Service (RUS), an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), herein referred to as RUS or the Agency, announces its Community Connect Grant Program application window for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018.

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Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Tue, 03/27/2018 - 10:00

The agenda at this meeting will feature a report from each of the ACDDE Working Groups.



The Status of Women in the U.S. Media 2017

The Women Media Center’s annual examination found that, at 20 of the nation’s top news outlets, men produced 62.3 percent of news reports analyzed during a studied period while women produced 37.7 percent of news reports.

Five decades after Kerner Report, representation remains an issue in media

[Commentary] In February of 1968, President Lyndon B.

How women helped build the internet, and why it matters

Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet, a new book from journalist and musician Claire L. Evans, offers a rougher and more complicated version of the history of the internet. 

The non-starter

[Commentary] Race remains a no-go topic for much of the media—which will have serious consequences for the press.

Public broadcasting coalition withdraws request for relief from equal employment opportunity reporting

A coalition of top public broadcast organizations formally withdrew a recommendation that the Federal Communications Commission ease equal employment opportunity requirements for public stations. America’s Public Television Stations, National Publ

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Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Thu, 02/22/2018 - 10:30 to 12:30

Chairman Pai announced that the following items are tentatively on the agenda for the February Open Commission Meeting ... 



    Newseum Releases Report on Sexual Misconduct in the Media and Launches New Initiative to Combat the Problem

    The Newseum released a report on its groundbreaking Power Shift Summit held on Jan.

    Local TV news gets a $2.6 million boost from the Knight Foundation

    The Knight Foundation announced that it is boosting local TV news with $2.6 million across five organizations that will help students of color gain experience in local TV markets, bring together broadcast journalists focused on digital innovation