Communications and Technology Policy for the Next Administration

Telecommunications & Electronic Media Practice Group

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 The communications and technology sectors are key drivers of our nation's prosperity, of our society's dynamism, and our republic's vitality.  The next President will face major decisions on the direction of markets, regulation, antitrust, and regulators.  Two former Federal Communications Commission Chairmen, Reed E. Hundt and Michael K. Powell, will discuss the respective visions of likely Presidential nominees Sen. Barack Obama and Sen. John S. McCain for communications and technology.  Former FCC Chief of Staff Bryan Tramont will moderate. Audio and video recorded on June 10, 2008.


  • Hon. Michael K. Powell, Senior Advisor, Providence Equity Partners Inc., and former
    Chairman, Federal Communications Commission
  • Hon. Reed E. Hundt, Principal, Charles Ross Partners, LLC, and former Chairman,
    Federal Communications Commission
  • Moderator: Mr. Bryan N. Tramont, Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer