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The Tyranny of 18-49

The holy grail for mass media is the 18 to 49 age group. Entertainment programmers, marketers and advertisers covet that… More

FCC Media Ownership Hearing

Lear Center Director Marty Kaplan presented remarks at a panel discussion about diversity in entertainment and cross-ownership rules at a 2006 FCC Media Ownership Hearing. Testimony was recorded and submitted as a public record to the FCC as part of the “Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking” on media rules.


Martin Kaplan Martin Kaplan holds the Norman Lear Chair in Entertainment, Media and Society at the USC Annenberg School, where he was associate dean for ten years. He is the Founding Director of the school’s Norman Lear Center, whose mission is to study and shape the impact of media and… More

Martin Kaplan

Marty Kaplan, the founding director of The Norman Lear Center, is the Norman Lear professor of entertainment, media and society at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Watch videos featuring Marty Kaplan He served as chief speechwriter to Vice President Walter F. Mondale, and as executive assistant to… More