MEDIA DIVERSITY:
Minority Owners Conquering New Frontiers

Tuesday, July 18, 2000
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Polaris Suite, Concourse Level
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.


WHO: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), an agency of the Department of Commerce, is the Executive Branch's principal advisor on domestic and international telecommunications and information issues. Through its policies and programs, NTIA strives to ensure that diverse voices are represented in the broadcasting industry.

WHAT: The purpose of this roundtable discussion is to bring together broadcast and media owners, policymakers, investors, academics, and other interested constituencies to gather information for NTIA's upcoming report on minority broadcast ownership and to determine ways that the Administration can continue to promote diversity in the media. The roundtable agenda and the Federal Register notice soliciting public comment on issues affecting minority media ownership may be found on NTIA's website at www.ntia.doc.gov.

WHEN: Tuesday, July 18, 2000, 9:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Working groups will follow the roundtable from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.

WHERE: Polaris Suite on the Concourse Level of the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center at 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.

Your participation will truly enhance this dynamic dialogue. This event is free and open to the public. For questions or additional information, please call (202) 482-8056. We look forward to seeing you on July 18th.