For Immediate Release
Friday, July 14, 2000
Contact: Ranjit de Silva (202)482-7002
Art Brodsky (202)482-0019

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July 18th Minority Media Ownership Roundtable location changed

WASHINGTON- Gregory L. Rohde, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and administration of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), will host a roundtable on Tuesday, July 18 on minority media ownership and how to preserve diversity in the broadcast industry.

The roundtable, "Media Diversity: Minority Owners Conquering New Frontiers", will also consider the impact of the landmark 1996 Telecommunications Act on minority media ownership and discuss whether there is a continued need for policies that help facilitate diverse media ownership. Participants will include broadcast media owners, financiers, policymakers and members of the academic community.

WHEN: Tuesday, July 18, 2000
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

WHERE: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center (New Location)
Polaris Suite, Concourse Level
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20004

Note: The roundtable will be webcast live. Please go to NTIA's home page at for links to the webcast.