Media Consolidation Forum

Hinchey to host media consolidation forum

HYDE PARK - U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey, D-Hurley, is hosting a discussion on media consolidation at 6 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Henry A. Wallace Center.

The panel discussion will include Michael J. Copps, a Federal Communications Commission commissioner, as well as various local community leaders.

The talk will address the impact of media consolidation on local communities with a focus on the Hudson Valley.

Once the speakers make opening remarks, the floor will be opened to the audience. All public comments made at the forum will be transcribed and submitted to the federal commission which regulates media ownership.

The event, which runs until 8:30 p.m., is free and open to the public.

The Wallace Center is located at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum on Route 9, Hyde Park, NY.