May 25, 2016

Today, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision in a case about FCC rules limiting the number of broadcast stations an entity can own in a local market. For the third time in a long-running series of cases on this matter, the Court lambasted the FCC for failing to follow the law and take steps to promote the participation of women and people of color in broadcasting.

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May 24, 2016

For Immediate Release: May 24, 2016 Contact: Christina DiPasquale, 202.716.1953, christina@balestramedia.com FCC’s Set-Top Box Proposal Will Serve People of Color with Proper Safeguards, Says National Hispanic Media Coalition The comment period has recently […]

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May 4, 2016

For Immediate Release: May 4, 2016 Contact: Christina DiPasquale, 202.716.1953, press@balestramedia.com Congressman Torres Retires As Chair, National Latino Media Council Reaffirms Its Leadership And Advocacy Last week former Congressman Esteban […]

May 2, 2016

Today the Federal Communications Commission granted construction permits to eight Los Angeles-based non-profit organizations to build community radio stations in the Los Angeles area. The organizations immediately will begin to build their stations to bring new voices on air to 101.5 FM. The organizations will bring greater viewpoint diversity to Los Angeles radio, and will work collaboratively to bring the stations to air.

April 20, 2016

The National Hispanic Media Coalition yesterday filed reply comments to the Federal Communications Commission on its Notice of Inquiry (NOI) considering Diverse and Independent Sources of Video Programming. Within its reply […]

March 31, 2016

For Immediate Release: March 31, 2016 Contact: Christina DiPasquale, 202.716.1953, christina@balestramedia.com Courtney Holsworth, 989.572.8162, courtney@balestramedia.com   BREAKING: Lifeline Modernization Passed by the FCC is Critical for Diverse Communities Today, the Federal Communications Commission voted to […]

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