The Congressional Caucus on Multicultural Media is dedicated to issues related to the state of diversity and inclusion in the media, telecom, and tech industries. Promoting multicultural media and multi-interest participation is a core theme of the Caucus.
Yvette D. Clarke
CBC members worry proposed FCC rule could hurt Black media companies
In an unpredictable, disruptive media environment featuring new ways for consumers to receive video content over Wi-Fi, apps and live streaming, established media companies are bracing for a future driven by big tech and consumer choice with new profit models. It happened in the newspaper industry. It happened in the music industry. It happened in...
Congress grills Sinclair on ‘must-run’ content ahead of merger
Members of Congress are pushing Sinclair on the possible effects of its pending merger with Tribune Media, including whether the media company would continue to push controversial "must-run segments." In a letter sent to the broadcaster, 49 members of Congress, led by Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.), underscored the scale of the deal and pressed Sinclair to explain how...
Google and U.S. Rep. Clarke Bring Computer Science To PS 375 Classroom
The gym of the PS 375 Jackie Robinson School was transformed into an adventure on the high seas for a few hours last week, thanks to the imaginations of hundreds of students and computer science education software brought by Google. Called the CS First Roadshow, the educational presentation was developed by the corporate tech giant...
Fusion TV-led Creative Thread Foundation Aims to Increase Diversity in Media & Entertainment
It's a partnership of more than 60 organizations that includes the CBS Corporation, 21st Century Fox, Disney and the Interactive Advertising Bureau You can talking about wanting a more inclusive media and entertainment scene, or you can work to create a more inclusive media and entertainment scene. Today, more than 60 organizations joined together and...