FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler recently visited Philadelphia to participate in two closed meetings with community leaders on diversity in media ownership and Internet access in schools and libraries. He's been reluctant to participate in events that are open to the public.
On Sept. 10, the PEN American Center joined the Battle for the Net coalition to protest measures taken by the federal government that would end the open Internet as we know it. Two issues would severely affect writers.
Rep. Doris Matsui hosted a forum on Net Neutrality in Sacramento featuring FCC Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Jessica Rosenworcel. The forum was packed with Net Neutrality supporters — but Rosenworcel’s statement really stood out to those of us who have been following this issue.