Copps to Run Philly Forum


Federal Communications Commission member Michael Copps is bringing his
media-ownership-forum road show to the "City of Brotherly Love."

Copps will lead a public forum Wednesday at the Annenberg School for
Communication at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

Also scheduled to speak are: Loraine Ballard Morrill, news and public-affairs
director, Clear Channel Communications Inc; Jeff Gelles, consumer writer,
Philadelphia Inquirer; Ed Schwartz, president, Institute for the Study of
Civic Values; Joel Waldfogel, Wharton School of Business and author of an FCC
study; and Vince Maisano, international vice president, Communication Workers of

The forum is being sponsored by Media Tank, the Temple University Department
of Journalism, Citizens for Consumer Justice, the Philadelphia Independent Film
and Video Association, the Institute for the Study of Civic Values, Drexel
University Television and WYBE-TV 35.