Last updated: February 21, 2008 - 10:18am
FCC ANNOUNCES PANELISTS FOR LOCALISM HEARING
[SOURCE: Federal Communications Commission]
Louis Sigalos, Chief of the Consumer Affairs and Outreach Division, at the FCC's Consumer Governmental Affairs Bureau will moderate the Commission's localism hearing on Wednesday. Testifying at the hearing will be: Marcellus Alexander, Executive Vice President for NAB Television, President of NAB Education Foundation; Mark Cooper, Director of Research, Consumer Federation of America; Bob Edwards, National First Vice President of AFTRA; Host, The Bob Edwards Show, XM Satellite Radio; and Former Host, NPR's "Morning Edition"; Kim Gandy, President, National Organization for Women; Jim Goodmon, President & CEO, Capital Broadcasting; Wade Henderson, President & CEO, Leadership Conference on Civil Rights; Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., President and Founder, Rainbow PUSH Coalition; Andrew Jay Schwartzman, President & CEO, Media Access Project; Christopher Sterling, Professor of Media and Public Affairs/Public Policy/Public Administration, George Washington University; and S. Derek Turner, Research Director, Free Press. The Localism Hearing will take place in the Commission Meeting Room, Room TW-C305, 445 12th Street, SW, Washington, D.C. and begin immediately following the open meeting which is scheduled to commence at 9am.
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