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Urban Innovation

Toward Healthy Informed Communities: The Knight Commission Report One Year Later

The Communications and Society Program marks the one year anniversary of the report of the Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy with a discussion among key leaders and the unveiling of a new report on the policy reforms needed to achieve universal broadband access in the United States.

Featured participants include Alberto Ibargüen (President, Knight Foundation), Jon Leibowitz (Chairman, Federal Trade Commission), Larry Strickling (Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, Department of Commerce), Patricia Harrison (President, Corporation for Public Broadcasting), Nancy Tate (Executive Director, League of Women Voters), Rey Ramsey (President, TechNet) and Blair Levin (former executive director of the FCC’s National Broadband Plan). This event will be webcast live at from 10 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (EST). Join the discussion on Twitter with the hashtag #knightcomm.

The event is free of charge but registration is required.  Please RSVP to senior project manager Erin Silliman at or 202-736-5818

Event information
Wed Sep 29, 2010
10:00am - 1:00pm GMT+0000
The Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC