The Media Institute Launches Free Speech Week

FCC Commissioner McDowell to receive Freedom of Speech award

Free Speech week launched Monday, featuring celebrations of the First Amendment.

The week is coordinated by media company-backed think tank The Media Institute, which, as part of the celebration, is giving its Freedom of Speech award to FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell at a banquet Oct. 18 in Washington.

Among the partners in the effort are the National Cable & Telecommunications Association and National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation.

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