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Analysis

The First Casualty is the Truth: Trump's Running War With the Media

“What truly matters is not which party controls our government, but whether our government is controlled by the people.”
-- President Donald J Trump, Inaugural Address, January 20, 2017

Weekly Digest

Chairman Wheeler’s Farewell Message (in Two Parts)

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Robbie's Round-Up for the Week of January 14-20, 2017

Weekly Digest

Who's Who in Telecommunications Policy -- Part 1: The 115th Congress

Committee Members for the 115th Congress

You’re reading the Benton Foundation’s Weekly Round-up, a recap of the biggest (or most overlooked) telecommunications stories of the week. The round-up is delivered via e-mail each Friday; to get your own copy, subscribe at www.benton.org/user/register

Robbie's Round-Up for the Week of January 9-13, 2017

Op-ed

Partnerships, Sharing, and Community Anchor Institution Broadband

The SHLB Coalition developed Connecting Anchor Institutions: A Broadband Action Plan to provide ideas and actionable policy recommendations for government leaders at the federal, state, and local levels to address the broadband needs of anchor institutions. The ten policy papers highlight connectivity gaps and explain why broadband access is vital to communities nationwide. In the coming weeks, the Benton Foundation will be highlighting each of the Action Plan policy papers. The following is an excerpt of the third paper.

Benton Editorial

Celebrating Chairman Wheeler’s Gift to the American People

Reviewing 2016 is a bit of a challenge as the year can be divided – for me, at least – as pre-November 8 and post-November 8. But I know there are some constants in this ever-changing world, values worth fighting for as increasing numbers of Americans express fear and insecurity.