FCC Chicago Hearing Venue announced

Posted by Mitchell - September 4, 2007 (entry 565)


Federal Communications Commission
445 12th Street, S.W.
Washington, D. C. 20554

This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order constitutes official action.

See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).

News Media Information
202 / 418-0500
Internet: http://www.fcc.gov
TTY: 1-888-835-5322

September 4, 2007
Mary Diamond (202) 418-2388
Email: mary.diamond@fcc.gov

FCC Announces Details for Public Hearing on Media Ownership in Chicago, Illinois

Washington, DC – The Federal Communications Commission today announced details of its previously announced Chicago field hearing regarding media ownership (see press release dated July 19, 2007.)

The hearing date, time, and location are as follows:

Date: Thursday, September 20, 2007 Time: 4:00 p.m. -11:00 p.m.

Location: Operation Push National Headquarters
Dr. King’s Workshop
930 East 50th Street
(corner of South Drexel Blvd.)
Chicago, Illinois 60615

The purpose of the hearing is to fully involve the public in the process of the 2006 Quadrennial Broadcast Media Ownership Review that the Commission is currently conducting.

The hearing is open to the public, and seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. This hearing is the fifth in a series of six media ownership hearings the Commission intends to hold across the country.

There will be a period for public comment following panel discussions. Further details including names of the panelists will be released prior to the hearing.

Open captioning and sign language interpreters will be provided for this event. Other reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. Include a description of the accommodation you will need including as much detail as you can. Also include a way we can contact you if we need more information. Make your request as early as possible. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may not be possible to fill. Send an e-mailto fcc504@fcc.gov or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (TTY).

For additional information about the hearing, please visit the FCC’s website at http://www.fcc.gov/ownership. Press inquiries should be directed to Mary Diamond, at 202-418- 2388, or Clyde Ensslin, at 202-418-0506.

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