Unlocking Diversity and Consumer Choice in the Video Marketplace

Public Knowledge
Friday, February 5, 2016
noon to 1 p.m.

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The briefing will discuss two items from the Federal Communications Commission’s February agenda: one that would create a competitive marketplace for consumer choice on video devices, and another that seeks to examine the systemic problems content creators face in gaining viewership in a world where Big Cable serves as the content gatekeeper.

Panelists include:

  • Brian Woolfolk - Principal at Swan Creek Strategies
  • Mark Cooper - Economist at Consumer Federation of America
  • Eric Easter - Chairman of the National Black Programming Consortium
  • Joseph Torres - Senior External Affairs Director at Free Press
  • John Bergmayer - Senior Staff Attorney at Public Knowledge

Both members of the press and Congressional staff are encouraged to attend.