"Broadcast ownership policies are supposed to encourage three essentials: localism, diversity and competition. In recent years, we have been moving in the wrong direction on all three. Our broadcast media is less local, less diverse, and less competitive." - Michael Copps, FCC Commissioner In Hawai`i, Raycom Media of Alabama has taken control of 3 television stations, in violation of FCC policy and Anti-Trust Law. This action reduces localism, diversity and competition. Join Us, learn what you can do to help reverse the trend. MCH has filed a complaint at the FCC to stop the merger of KHNL,KGMB, and KFVE. We need your help. Community involvement is essential to winning this fight and the establishment of sound media policy.
Angela Campbell, Professor at Georgetown Law, and Institute for Public Representation (IPR) attorney representing MCH before the FCC will provide an overview and update on the proceeding Chris Conybeare and Professor Gerald Kato will lead a discussion on the role of the public.
NOW IS THE TIME TO ACT! GET INVOLVED! JOIN US ON DECEMBER 2nd! Date: Wednesday, December 2, 2009 Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Where: Studio 909 at 949 Kapi`olani Blvd., Musicians Union Association (located next to the 909 Condominium, entrance on Kapi`olani Blvd.)
Parking: At the NBC, $5.00
Cost: $20 (includes bento lunch from Kaka`ako Kitchen & drink)