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The 2014 Everett C. Parker Lecture

The 2014 Parker Lecture will be held on October 7, 2014, 8 am at the Newseum, Washington DC. Click here to purchase tickets.

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Parker Lecture Honorees 2014

Tom Wheeler

Tom Wheeler

Makani Themba

Makani Themba

Catherine J.K. Sandoval

Catherine J.K. Sandoval


The 2014 Honorees are:

  • Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will deliver the 2014 Parker Lecture.

  • Makani Themba, executive director of The Praxis Project, will receive the Everett C. Parker Award, recognizing an individual whose work embodies the principles and values of the public interest in telecommunications.

  • Catherine J.K. Sandoval, a Commissioner of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) since 2011, will receive the Donald H. McGannon Award, given in recognition of special contributions in advancing the roles of women and persons of color in the media and in the media reform movement.

Read the press release to learn more about our honorees.

Read about past Parker Lecture honorees. Click here to purchase tickets.


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Corporate Special Friends

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Special Friends

DirecTV

Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP


Non Profit Special Friends

Benton Foundation

Intersections International

The Praxis Project


Non Profit Friends

Communications Workers of America


The Parker Lecture program is presented in cooperation with the Newseum Institute



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