Federal Communications Commission Forum: Information Needs of Atlanta
Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Michael J. Copps will hold public firum on Georgia Tech's campus in order to assess the needs of Georgia's citizens in the current media landscape
- Hosted by Congressman John Lewis
- Remarks by Commissioner Mignon Clyburn
- Remarks by Commissioner Michael J. Copps
- Public Input and Questions from the Citizens of Atlanta
Eric Celeste, Editor-in-Chief, Alternative Weekly Creative Loafing
Sage Crump, Art is Change, Black Voices for Internet Freedom
Heather Gray, President of Radio Free Georgia Broadcasting Foundation WRFG
Mo Ivory, Director Political and Community Outreach, CBS Radio
Hank Klibanoff, former Managing Editor at AJC, Journalism professor at Emory University
Shawn McIntosh, Public Editor for the Atlanta Journal Constitution
Denene Millner, former political reporter, creator of the blog Mybrownbaby.com
Ed Price, Research Director-Interactive Media Technology Center at Georgia Tech
Joe Torres, Author-News for All the People: The Epic Story of Race and the American Media
John Weatherford, COO Public Broadcasting Atlanta
The event will be webcast on www.fcc.gov/live. Audience members watching online may submit questions to panelists by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter using #FCCLIVE.
MEDIA: To RSVP or for media inquiries, please contact Roger Goldblatt at Roger.Goldblatt@fcc.gov or 202-418-1035.
Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request. Please e-mail email@example.com or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (TTY) with your contact information, should FCC staff need to contact you, and a detailed description of the accommodation you require. Requests should be made as early as possible, as last minute requests may be impossible to fulfill.