ERIC Number: ED239600
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Jun-6
Reference Count: 0
Parity for Minorities in the Media. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Consumer Protection, and Finance of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session on H.R. 1155. A Bill to Amend the Communications Act of 1934 to Provide for Greater Participation of Minorities in Telecommunications.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
This transcript of a hearing on minority participation in telecommunications includes the text of the bill, H.R. 155; a summary of the bill from the Congressional Record; and testimony and statements from both individuals and representatives of several organizations. Testimony was presented by: (1) Karen English, Chicago, Illinois; (2) Janice Engsberg, Office of Communication, United Church of Christ; (3) Charles Hoard, Elmhurst, Illinois; (4) Will Horton, Minorities in Cable and New Technologies; (5) Mark Nielsen, communications committee, Church Federation of Greater Chicago; (6) Ricardo Rodriguez, investment banker, of Howe, Barnes & Johnson; (7) William S. Singer, Chicago, Illinois; and (8) Bernard Williams, Williams Communications, Inc. Additional material submitted for the record includes statements from Wilbert L. Blake (Careerworks, Inc.), Cecil C. Butler, and People United to Save Humanity (PUSH); "Now You See It, Now You Don't: Minority Ownership in an 'Unregulated' Video Marketplace" by Allen S. Hammond; statistics on minority ownership and employment from the National Association of Broadcasters; and a report submitted by Resources, Inc., on minority business involvement in the telecommunications industry. (LMM)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Identifiers: Communications Act 1934; Ownership
Note: Document contains small print that may be marginally legible.