FCC's Genachowski, Copps To Appear At Phoenix Field Event
September 28, 2011 at 4:28 AM (PT)
FCC Chairman JULIUS GENACHOWSKI and Commissioner MICHAEL COPPS will attend an FCC field event in PHOENIX on OCTOBER 3rd. The panels will examine the recent "Information Needs of Communities: The Changing Media Landscape in a Broadband Age" report. Also appearing will be FCC Media Bureau Chief WILLIAM LAKE and STEVEN WALDMAN, who chaired the panel that developed the report. The event will be webcast on www.fcc.gov/live.
The panel follows COPPS' appearance at a PITTSBURGH "town hall" sponsored by liberal media watchdog FREE PRESS, where he reiterated his longstanding criticism of the Commission's record on diversity and called again for shorter license periods of three years.