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CEO Luncheon with Mark Mays of
Clear Channel

October 3, 2005, 12:00-2:00 pm
Mandarin Oriental Hotel
Gallery Room
1330 Maryland Ave. SW


  • Mark P. Mays, President and Chief Executive Officer, Clear Channel Communication
  • Blair Levin, Managing Director and Telecom and Media Analyst, Legg Mason
  • Paul Gallant, Vice President and Sr. Media Analyst, Stanford Washington Research Group
  • Christopher Stern, Senior Analyst, Medley Global Advisers
  • Adam Thierer, Senior Fellow Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Digital Media Freedom (CDMF), The Progress and Freedom Foundation

Mark P. Mays, President and Chief Executive Officer of Clear Channel Communications, spoke at The Progress & Freedom Foundation's CEO Luncheon, on October 3rd at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C. Mays discussed the future of the radio marketplace in a world of increased media competition. Specifically, Mays addressed the role of "localism" in radio broadcasting, the effect of media ownership regulations on competition, indecency regulations and public interest mandates that are apply specifically to broadcast media. The luncheon address was followed by a panel discussion featuring Mays and several distinguished media industry analysts.



The Progress & Freedom Foundation