Industry Ears

"A New Generation Think Tank Dedicated to Promoting Justice in media"

WHO ARE WE

A consortium of entertainment and broadcast industry professionals with more than 60 years of experience dedicated to revealing truth and promoting justice in media.

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A CALL TO CONSCIOUSNESS

"Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half-baked solutions. Nothing pains some people more than having to think."

--Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Media watch...


Understanding the impact of media images.

Corporate media rarely thinks about our children.

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Industry Ears Media Watch Dog


Control Your Media!

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New York State Payola Investigation Warner Bros Records Payola Investigation document 515.29 KB

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Out of the Picture: Minority & Female TV Station Ownership Free Press Analysis & Effect of FCC Policy 2.02 MB

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Popular Radio Executive Quotes A brief list of Emmis, Clear Channel and Radio One Executive quotes about Hip Hop and payola 96.48 KB

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Public File Guidelines A document helpful when going to review a radio or television station?s public file 207.05 KB

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New York State Payola Investigation CBS Radio payola Investigation documents 634.82 KB

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Industry Ears Fact Sheet This fact sheet was distributed at the Senate Decency Hearing in November 2005 121 KB

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How Kids and Tweens Use Radio An Arbitron study that studies the youngest listeners/consumers 2.22 MB

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History & Analysis of FCC?s Response to Radio Hoaxes A study by Justin Levine, JD of Loyola Law School of Los Angeles 192.06 KB

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Fairness and Accountability in Broadcasting Act H.R. 501 legislation text 38.35 KB

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Do Local Owners Deliver More Localism? 2004 FCC buried report showing media consolidation is harmful to local news reporting 1.43 MB

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Children and Media Research Advancement Act H.R. 4124 ? legislation text 43.34 KB

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Black Radio Today A 2005 Arbitron study on Black Radio and listeners 553.21 KB

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Rap on Rap MTV and BET Music Video Analysis 7.56 MB

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Black America Study: General Media Radio One's study on Black America and media. 121.84 KB

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View Press Release Parents Television Council Joins with Industry Ears, Enough Is Enough to Condemn Rihanna’s “Man Down” Video 126.46 kB

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Lisa Fager Bediako Congress Testimony1 Testimony of Lisa Fager Bediako of Industry Ears, Inc. On “From Imus to Industry: The Business of Stereotypes and Degrading Images.” Before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection of the Committee on Energy and Commerce On Tuesday, September 25, 2007 99.2 kB

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