Upcoming event

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Radically Rural

Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship

Date: 
Thu, 09/27/2018 - 10:00

President Donald Trump's labeling of certain news as fake and journalists as the enemy of the people has raised doubts about the veracity and accuracy of news reporting. This has created a national narrative. How is journalism perceived in rural America? Are levels of trust higher or lower? What can local journalists and small-town community leaders do to maintain integrity and build trust in local journalism?



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Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

Date: 
Wed, 09/05/2018 - 09:30
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Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau and the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau

Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Tue, 10/02/2018 - 12:30 to 16:30

The PSAP RTT Education Day will provide information to PSAPs and other emergency communications systems about RTT features and benefits for emergency response personnel and consumers (including consumers with disabilities); best practices for processing RTT requests from service providers; and ways to implement the RTT service feature. Among other things, panels will address regulatory policy, PSAPs’ experiences with RTT testing, and RTT infrastructure issues. There will be a live demonstration of the use of RTT and opportunities for interaction by and with the audience.



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Broadcasting Board of Governors

Date: 
Wed, 09/05/2018 - 10:30

The Broadcasting Board of Governors will vote on a consent agenda consisting of the minutes of its June 6, 2018 meeting and a resolution honoring the 55th anniversary of Voice of America’s English to Africa Service. The Board will receive a report from the Chief Executive Officer and Director of BBG.



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House Commerce Committee

Date: 
Wed, 09/05/2018 - 13:30
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Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights

Senate Committee on the Judiciary

Date: 
Wed, 10/03/2018 - 14:30
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Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Wed, 10/03/2018 - 09:00

At this meeting, the Disability Advisory Committee is expected to receive and consider reports and recommendations from its subcommittees.

The DAC may also receive briefings from FCC staff on issues of interest to the Committee and may discuss topics of interest to the committee, including, but not limited to, matters concerning communications transitions, telecommunications relay services, emergency access, and video programming accessibility.

This agenda may be modified at the discretion of the DAC Chair and Designated Federal Officer



Big Tech braces for hostile DC in Sept 5 Hearings

The Facebook/Google/Twitter trio are better prepared for this upcoming round of Congressional testimony on Sept. 5.

FTC Announces Opening Session of Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century

The Federal Trade Commission will begin its Hearings Initiative with two full-day sessions, co-sponsored with and held at the Georgetown University Law Center, on Sept 13 and 14, 2018.

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Federal Trade Commission

Date: 
Thu, 09/13/2018 - 09:00 to Fri, 09/14/2018 - 17:15

The Federal Trade Commission will begin its Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century with two full-day sessions, co-sponsored with and held at the Georgetown University Law Center, on September 13 and 14, 2018.