Broadcasting and Public Safety: ‘Lifelong Companions’


WASHINGTON, D.C. — FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and Democratic FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel this morning were the center of attention at a Jan. 18 event at NAB headquarters in Washington, D.C. focused on the important role of broadcasters in emergencies.

Pai and Rosenworcel were among a group of industry leaders and policymakers, and government experts and journalism professors, who collectively addressed how broadcast media performed during recent emergencies — and how they can improve their coverage in the future. What did Pai have to say? We have a complete account of his remarks delivered at NAB headquarters in “Eye of the Storm: Broadcasters’ Role In Emergencies.”

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