FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 15, 2016
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National Hispanic Media Coalition Commends Chairman Wheeler on FCC Policy to Build Upon in 2017Today, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Wheeler resigned from his post, effective January 20, 2017. The National Hispanic Media Coalition released the following statement from president and CEO Alex Nogales: "Chairman Wheeler advanced key policies, like Net Neutrality, strengthening the Federal Communications Commission's role as a watchdog for consumers and content creators, and ensuring that Latinos and other people of color have equal opportunity to be heard on the internet. Chairman Wheeler's tenure has given us much to build upon and we must preserve an internet that is affordable and open to all, create policies that allow culturally relevant programming to thrive and continue to open doors for more Americans with affordable and reliable phone and internet service."
###The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) is a media advocacy and civil rights organization for the advancement of Latinos, working towards a media that is fair and inclusive of Latinos, and towards universal, affordable, and open access to communications. Receive real-time updates on Facebook, Twitter @NHMC and Instagram @NHMC_org.]]>