The Norman Lear Center
Does LA Local TV News Cover News Locals Need?
Davidson Conference Center, Figueroa Room, 10:00 a.m.
will release its study of more than 11,000 news stories aired by eight LA TV stations. FCC Commissioner Michael J. Copps
– who has criticized the FCC for being “a paper tiger” on station license renewals – and a panel of media and business experts respond. Also to be discussed: What a companion study by the NLC of the LA Times
found. Panelists include: Martin Kaplan
, Norman Lear Center director; Kathay Feng
, executive director, California Common Cause; George Kieffer
, chair, Los Angeles Civic Alliance; Bob Jimenez
, former NBC correspondent; and LA local anchor Marcia Brandwynne,
veteran LA TV broadcaster.Return to Calendar »