September 3, 1998

CONTACT: Karen Kirchgasser
(202) 482-7002


WHAT: The Advisory Committee on Public Interest Obligations of Digital Television Broadcasters will hold its seventh meeting since it was created last year, as part of a continuing effort to identify and recommend which public interest obligations should accompany broadcasters' receipt of digital television licenses. The Committee co-chairs, Leslie Moonves, President, CBS Television and Dr. Norman Ornstein, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute, will preside over the meeting.

WHEN: Wednesday, September 9, 1998, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Hilton Crystal City at National Airport

The Admiralty Ballroom--Farragut Room, Plaza Level

2399 Jefferson Davis Highway

Arlington, VA 22202

The Hilton is located two blocks from the Crystal City Metro station. Please call the Hilton at 703-418-6800 for further directions or parking information.

RealNetworks, Inc. will broadcast the meeting over the Internet. To access the broadcast on the day of the meeting, go to the PIAC home page at

AGENDA: Opening Remarks
Committee Deliberations
Public Comment, Questions and Answers
Closing Remarks

For more information about the Advisory Committee on Public Interest Obligations of Digital Television Broadcasters, please visit the home page at or call 202-482-1880.