"Vast Wasteland" Retrospective

May 9, 2011


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George Washington University | Global Media Institute National Press Club | Friedheim (Eric) National Journalism Library

Julius Genachowski and Newton Minow spoke about the future of the telecommunications industry, their experiences as chairmen at the Federal Communications Commission, and the impact of new technologies on consumers and .. Read More
Julius Genachowski and Newton Minow spoke about the future of the telecommunications industry, their experiences as chairmen at the Federal Communications Commission, and the impact of new technologies on consumers and communications providers. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. Mr. Sesno moderated.
The event marked the 50th anniversary of Minow’s historic “vast wasteland” speech to the National Association of Broadcasters May 9, 1961, in which he severely criticized commercial television.

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PEOPLE GRID LIST

  • Minow, Newton N.
  • Freedman, Michael
  • Genachowski, Julius
  • Sesno, Frank
  • Dunham, Richard S.
  • Minow, Newton N.

    Chair (Former) Federal Communications Commission
    01:48:39 of 01:19:18
  • Freedman, Michael

    Founding Executive Director George Washington University->Global Media Institute
    33:20 of 01:19:18
  • Genachowski, Julius

    Chair Federal Communications Commission
    24:45 of 01:19:18
  • Sesno, Frank

    Professor George Washington University->School of Media and Public Affairs
    08:24 of 01:19:18
  • Dunham, Richard S.

    President Friedheim (Eric) National Journalism Library->Board of Directors