Stuart N. Brotman

Howard Distinguished Endowed Professor of Media Management and Law, Beaman Professor of Communication and Information

333 Communications Building
Phone: 865-974-5139

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Stuart N. Brotman has extensive experience as a global executive; management consultant; international communications, media and entertainment lawyer; university educator; and government policymaker. He has served in four presidential administrations on a bipartisan basis.

In addition to his professorships at UT, he serves as a visiting professor in entertainment and media law at Harvard Law School and as a nonresident senior fellow in the Center for Technology Innovation at The Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. He is a frequent analyst and expert commentator for leading media outlets, including CNN, Forbes, Fortune, Los Angeles Times, NPR, The New York Times, Time, The Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post. He has provided expert commentary for ABC's World News This Morning and NBC's Today Show.

Topics of expertise: Media law, media ethics, leadership, media and politics, media management, broadband, cybersecurity, intellectual property, international communications, international trade, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, digital economy, public diplomacy, entertainment industries, media economics, media industries, corporate governance, information technology, technology policy, US Constitution, foreign relations, US Congress, US Supreme Court, public utility regulation, Federal Communications Commission, Federal Trade Commission, US Department of Justice, social media, US Postal Service, copyright, privacy, research and development, International Telecommunication Union, communications satellites, cable television, broadcasting, radio, television, media history, journalism, telecommunications law

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After NBC News reported on Wednesday morning that President Donald Trump had shocked his military advisers by demanding “a nearly tenfold increase in the U.S. nuclear arsenal,” our commander in chief did what he does best and lashed out at the press via Twitter. Slate, Jordan Weissmann, Oct. 11, 2017

One consequence of a bitterly contested presidential election came into clearer focus this week: politicians aren't letting Silicon Valley off the hook. The Independent, (also appeared in Yahoo! Finance UK, Yahoo Style UK, Yahoo! News and IT and Us) Jeremy White, Oct. 19, 2017

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