Thought Leadership Series

The BEA Thought Leadership Series (BEATLS) introduces faculty and students to influential and/or historical figures in the media industry. The short video interviews (5-10 minutes) explore each professional’s background, career path, and day to day responsibilities as well as highlight industry trends.

Law & Policy: Gigi Sohn

As part of the BEATLS Law & Policy series (recorded, March, 2018), Gigi Sohn discusses her education, background, career, and current issues involving telecommunication policy. For thirty years Gigi has been a public advocate for open, affordable and democratic communications networks.

"...we've had an unbelievable wave of mergers in the media business. Personally I don't think it's been good for democracy. I don't think it's been good for the industry either."