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Walter Kaitz Foundation Donates $1.1 Million to Cable Diversity Organizations

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Walter Kaitz Foundation today announced $1.1 million in funding to Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT), the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC), and the Emma L. Bowen Foundation for their 2013 programs.

New Research Says Parents Believe It’s Important for Children to Learn about Digital Citizenship

<p>WASHINGTON, DC – A new survey commissioned by Cable in the Classroom (CIC) and conducted by Harris Interactive says nine of ten parents think it&rsquo;s very important or important that their children learn about the three elements of digital citizenship: Internet safety and security (93%), ethical and responsible online behavior (93%), and critical thinking (87%). </p>

Hiring Our Heroes Comes to The Cable Show 2013

<p>WASHINGTON, DC – In an effort to educate skilled veterans, reservists and military spouses about the U.S. cable industry and connect them with companies that are seeking workers, dozens of companies will be participating in a job fair hosted this June at the National Cable &amp; Telecommunications Association&rsquo;s (NCTA) annual convention, <em>The Cable Show 2013</em>.  </p>

Statement of NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell on FTC Chairman Leibowitz’s Decision to Step Down

<p>"We extend our gratitude to Chairman Leibowitz for his service to our nation and for his tireless dedication to the ideals of competition and consumer protection. During his exemplary tenure at the Federal Trade Commission, Jon has demonstrated that much can be achieved through tough questions, fair hearing, and a consensus driven process. We wish him the very best in all his future endeavors.”>We extend our gratitude to Chairman Leibowitz for his service to our nation and for his tireless dedication to the ideals of competition and consumer protection.

Joint Statement regarding White House announcement on gun violence

<p><i>WASHINGTON — The following is a statement from the Independent Film & Television Alliance, Motion Picture Association of America, National Association of Broadcasters, and National Cable & Telecommunications Association on today’s announcement by the White House regarding gun violence:</i></p>
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Joint Statement on White House Task Force on Gun Violence

<p>WASHINGTON — <i>The following is a statement from the Directors Guild of America, Independent Film & Television Alliance, Motion Picture Association of America, National Association of Broadcasters, National Association of Theatre Owners, and National Cable & Telecommunications Association on this evening’s meeting with the White House Task Force on Gun Violence: </i></p>

NCTA Statement on Senate Confirmation of FCC Commissioner Clyburn

<p><i>The below statement can be attributed to NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell:</i></p>
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Statement on the passing of former NCTA President & CEO James P. Mooney

<p><i>The below statement can be attributed to NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell:</i></p>

NCTA Statement Regarding the Data Cap Integrity Act

<p>"Regrettably, this ill-conceived legislation ignores the substantial pro-consumer benefits of usage-based pricing. While congestion management may be one effect of tiered pricing, the primary benefits are consumer choice and fairness. Usage tiers give consumers more choices to better fit their bandwidth needs, and they rightly distinguish between low-volume users and high-volume users as is true for many products and services."</p>

NCTA Statement Regarding the Newtown Tragedy

<p>"As our nation struggles to cope with the indescribable Newtown tragedy, our industry joins in mourning the loss of innocent lives and in reflecting on how we can better protect Americans from such senseless acts of violence. The cable industry takes very seriously our role in American culture and looks forward to participating in the collective discussion with policymakers, the broader entertainment community, and other interested parties."</p>

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