Home

Former FCC Commish Leaves Wiley Rein for Media Access Project
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Tyrone Brown, a veteran attorney at Wiley Rein and the former commissioner of the FCC under Jimmy Carter, is leaving the firm to become president of the public interest group Media Access Project.

Brown, a communication law attorney, is a longtime advocate for the representation of minorities in the media. He replaces Andrew Schwartzman, who served as MAP’s president for decades and will remain as a senior vice president and policy director.

Brown outlined ambitious plans for his new role in a statement.

  
What
Where


“I plan to concentrate on expanding MAP’s sources of funding and, substantively, on highlighting and combating structural barriers to objective news reporting and on supporting optimal and ubiquitous access to the Internet by all demographics,” Brown said.

In addition to Wiley Rein, Brown also practiced law at Steptoe & Johnson. He has also participated in several telecommunications and media startups and is a former in-house counsel for The Washington Post Co.’s broadcast operations.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!






 

Interesting Legal Sites You May Like


Most Popular

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top