Genachowski Taking Aspen Fellowship

The Aspen Institute has announced that outgoing FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski will become a senior fellow for the nonprofit think tank to advise it on communications policy. By accepting the Aspen Institute position, Genachowski is following in the footsteps of several previous FCC chairmen, including Reed Hundt, William Kennard, Michael Powell and  Kevin Martin.


Public Media Needs Funding, Focus Changes

Barbara Cochran, in a new paper, says that increasing local staff to include a more diversified and digital-savvy workforce is one key to improving public media’s draw, along with taking advantage of digital opportunities.