Author Archives: Angela Campbell

About Angela Campbell

Angela Campbell has directed the Media Law and Policy program at the Institute for Public Representation since 1988. She is also a full-time tenured Professor at Georgetown Law.

IPR Reunion Happy Hour

A big thank you to IPR alums Erin Dozier, Corie Wright, Jenny Prime, Karen Henein, and Khaliah Barnes, for organizing a Reunion Happy Hour for former IPR students and fellows who worked in the communications section while at IPR and/or … Continue reading

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IPR congratulates Laura Moy on the birth of her son

In early August, Staff Attorney Laura Moy put the finishing touches on some filings then went to the hospital and delivered a healthy 8 lb. 8 oz. son.  His name is Alexander Joseph Vuolo, but his parents call him Xander. … Continue reading

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FTC Strengthens Children's Privacy Rules – Cites IPR Comments

On December 19, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission issued an order revising its children’s privacy rules to take account of  new technologies and marketing practices.  The order adopts many of the proposals supported in the comments filed by IPR and … Continue reading

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Founder of the Citizens Communications Center Recieves Everett C. Parker Award

Today, the United Church of Christ’s Office of Communication, Inc. (OC, Inc.) presented the Everett C. Parker Award to Albert H. Kramer.  This award recognizes Al for founding the Citizens Communications Center in 1969.  In 1980, the Citizens Communications Center … Continue reading

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FTC acts on IPR's Complaint about Your Baby Can Read's Deceptive Advertising

On August 28, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission responded to IPR’s Request for Investigation by filing a complaint against the makers of  Your Baby Can Read! (“YBCR”).  YBCR is a set of DVDs, books, and flashcards that retails for approximately $200.  It … Continue reading

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IPR asks FTC to investigate child-directed mobile apps

In December 2012, IPR filed two Requests for Investigation with the Federal Trade Commission on behalf of the Center for Digital Democracy.  Both allege that mobile apps directed at children were collecting personal information in violation of the Children’s Online Privacy … Continue reading

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