Obama Administration Wants More Women and Minority Ownership of TV and Radio Stations

Jul 21, 2009  •  Post A Comment

The Obama administration wants to figure out how to get more women and minorities to own TV and radio stations, B&C reports.

The publicaion quoted Susan Crawford, special assistant to the President for Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy as saying that the administration "seeks to encourage opportunites for minorities and women to own radio and television stations."

She added,"We support the expression of diverse viewpoints as fundamental to the health of our civil society."

Crawford delivered her remarks during a Minority Media & Telecommunications Conference in Washington.

—Chuck Ross

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