Policymakers

Profiles of the people who make or influence communications policy.

Commissioner Clyburn: A Voice for the Voiceless

A Q&A with former-FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn

MCN: You didn’t have to leave until the end of the year, or until your successor has been confirmed, so why are you leaving now?

Meet your new FTC overlords

The four new commissioners who joined the Federal Trade Commission -- with another waiting in the wings -- are poised to weigh in on major tech issues, from privacy to concentration of market power. 

Chairman Pai Announces New Designated Federal Officer for Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has selected Paul D’Ari to serve as Designated Federal Officer (DFO) of the Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC), effective May 14, 2018.

Farewell to Commissioner Mignon Clyburn

[Commentary] Many people understand the duty of public service. But for Mignon Clyburn, it is a calling. Too many people who care deeply about social justice dismiss communications law as a wonky specialty.

The Trump official who wants to save net neutrality

Earl Comstock, a high-ranking deputy to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, is quietly pushing for President Donald Trump to support a congressional effort to restore the net neutrality rules, He is advising that President Trump back a resolution that

Is politics tearing apart the FCC? A retiring commissioner says yes.

A Q&A with Mignon Clyburn, outgoing commissioner at the Federal Communications Commission. 

Rep. Keith Ellison questions FCC Chairman Pai over former adviser's wire fraud indictment

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai asking for details on the nature of Elizabeth Ann Pierce’s appointment as chairwoman of an FCC advisory committee.

FTC Chairman Simons Names Senior Staff

Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph Simons has named seven senior staff members:

Lawmakers Request Special Counsel Investigate FCC Commissioners' CPAC Appearance

House Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr.

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Federal Communications Bar Association

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Tue, 05/08/2018 - 12:15 to 13:30

Meet the Media Bureau Senior Staff : Michelle Carey and her staff will discuss the Media Bureau’s priorities and issues they face in the coming year.