Feinberg, Joined by Dow Jones’ Fawn Johnson, Addresses Confirmation Hearing of Federal Communications Commission Chairman-Designee Julius Genachowski
WASHINGTON, June 21, 2009 – In an interview that aired on C-SPAN’s series “The Communicators,” Andrew Feinberg, Deputy Editor of BroadbandCensus.com, addressed Tuesday’s Senate Confirmation Hearing for Julius Genachowski, selected by President Obama to head the Federal Communications Commission.
In the 30-minute interview, which aired on Saturday, June 20, and will be rebroadcast on Monday, June 22, Feinberg and Fawn Johnson, a reporter for Dow Jones Newswires, dissected Genachowski’s professional background and his statements before the Senate Commerce Committee.
In the appearance, Feinberg and Jones responded to questions from the C-SPAN host, reviewing statements in which Genachowski responded to questions from committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller, D-W.V., as well as Sens. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, and Amy Klobacher, D-Minn.
Among the topics included in the discussion were broadband availability and adoption, the broadband stimulus programs by the Commerce and Agriculture Departments, transparency and reform at the FCC, Net neutrality, media ownership, and public safety communications.
The video interview is available here.