No Broadcast Radio Reps Slated For FCC Ownership Workshop Panels
May 17, 2010 at 10:16 AM (PT)
The FCC has released the agenda for FRIDAY's media ownership workshop at STANFORD UNIVERSITY, and no representatives from traditional broadcast radio are on the panels.
After Media Bureau Chief WILLIAM LAKE offers opening remarks along with PALO ALTO Mayor PATRICK BURT and, tentatively, Rep. ANNA ESHOO (D-CA), a panel on "Changing Distribution Channels" moderated by Media Bureau Associate Chief WILLIAM FREEDMAN will feature PANDORA Founder/Chief Strategy Officer TIM WESTERGREN; LOS ANGELES TIMES Publisher/CEO and former DIRECTV chief EDDY HARTENSTEIN; FREEWHEEL MEDIA Co-Founder/Co-CEO JON HELLER; low power TV station KAXT-CA/SAN FRANCISCO VP RAVI KAPUR; CBC NEW MEDIA GROUP NEWS OVER WIRELESS GM SAM MATHENY; SEZMI Sr. Dir. Business Development TRAVIS PARSONS; and iTV CEO BRAD PELO.
An afternoon panel on "The Changing Financial and Business Model for Media in the 21st Century," moderated by LAKE, will include AMERICAN CONSUMER INSTITUTE FOR CITIZEN RESEARCH Senior Fellow Dr. LARRY DARBY; CITY LIGHT CAPITAL Venture Partner and PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA THINKSOCIAL Exec. Dir. JAMIE DAVES; YOUNG BROADCASTING MY NETWORK TV affiliate KRON-TV/SAN FRANCISCO Pres./GM BRIAN GREIF; DUKE Professor JAMES HAMILTON; NABET President/CWA VO JIM JOYCE; former CHICAGO SUN TIMES and SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE editor, former INTERMEDIA PARTNERS COO, and present consultant and "REFLECTIONS OF A NEWSOSAUR" blogger ALAN MUTTER; and PARTICIPATORY CULTURE FOUNDATION Co-Founder TIFFINIY YING CHENG.