FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski and Commissioner Michael Copps will be in Phoenix next week, on Monday, 10/3/11, to discuss the FCC report put together by Steve Waldmen entitled “Information Needs of Communities: The Changing Media Landscape in a Broadband Age.” A diverse panel will be seated to take part in the forum.
Waldman will be on hand to discuss the report originally made public back in June, as will be Media Bureau Chief William Lake.
The meeting runs from 9-11:30 Pacific and will be held at Arizona State University in conjunction with its Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
The panelists include:
* Jonathan Blake, Senior Counsel, Covington & Burling, LLC
* Susan Crawford, Professor, Cardozo Law School
* Greg Dawson, General Manager, KNSD-NBC (San Diego)
* Leonard Downie, Jr., Weil Family Professor of Journalism, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State University
* Kevin Davis, Investigative News Network
* Paul Giguere, President, National Association of Public Affairs Networks
* Retha Hill, Executive Director of the New Media Innovation Lab, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State University
* Jason Klein, President, National Newspaper Networks
* Craig Parshall, SVP and General Counsel, National Religious Broadcasters
* Nicol Turner Lee, Vice President and Director, Media and Technology Institute for the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
* Laura Walker, President and CEO, New York Public Radio (WNYC)
* Coriell Wright, Policy Counsel, Free Press