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Podcast about the Fault Lines in Tech Lobbying

July 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

The podcast of my keynote speech at EDUCAUSE, “Mapping the Fault Lines in Telecom, Media and Tech Lobbying,” is now available an online podcast.Here’s the blurb from the event:
The digital convergence of telecommunications, media, and technology is changing the landscape for policy makers and the industries that lobby them, as well as the users of […]

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Tags: lobbying · media · technology · telecom

Corporate Blogs: The New Editorial Page?

June 18th, 2007 · No Comments

Google’s public policy shop today officially joined the blogosphere, joining Cisco (February 4, 2005), Global Crossing (November 7, 2005), and Verizon Communications (October 2, 2006), each of which already have corporate policy blogs. The maiden post, by Andrew McLaughlin, Google’s director of public policy and government affairs, promises “public policy advocacy […]

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Tags: broadband · google · lobbying · net neutrality

Broadcasters Hire Republican Trio to Lobby Against XM-Sirius

May 24th, 2007 · No Comments

By Drew Clark
WASHINGTON, May 24, 2007 – The National Association of Broadcasters has enlisted the recently re-minted lobbying firm of Bluewater Strategies in its quest to combat the proposed merger of XM Satellite Radio and Sirius Satellite Radio.
In a Wednesday filing at the Senate Office of Public Records, lobbyists Tim Kurth, […]

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Tags: broadcast · lobbying · satellite · satellite radio

Speaking at EDUCAUSE Policy 2007 Conference

May 9th, 2007 · No Comments

Speaking at EDUCAUSE Policy 2007 Conference
I’ll be keynoting the EDUCAUSE Policy 2007 conference here in Washington next week, speaking about “the fault lines in telecom, media and technology lobbying.”
Here’s the abstract:
The digital convergence of telecommunications, media, and technology is changing the landscape for policy makers and the industries that lobby them, as well as the […]

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Tags: education · lobbying · media · speeches · technology · telecom

Google PAC’s Modest Beginnings

October 24th, 2006 · No Comments

Google PAC’s Modest Beginnings

Internet search giant Google has officially entered the Political Action Committee realm, making donations to three Republicans and two Democrats up for re-election, according to a Saturday story in the San Jose Mercury News. In filings at the Federal Election Commission, Google’s donations are as follows:

ANNA ESHOO FOR CONGRESS 555 Capitol Mall […]

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Tags: PAC · contributions · google · lobbying