Cathy Boggs is a former communications policy analyst and university research center administrator with over 40 years’ experience organizing and participating in policy discussions related to traditional and digital media. After earning her master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication, she worked as a lobbyist representing consumer rights in Washington, DC during the breakup of AT&T and passage of the Cable Communications Policy Act of 1984. She earned her Ph.D. in Communication at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she subsequently organized international conferences and meetings discussing future trends affecting research directions on behalf of two academic research centers, The Center for Information Technology and Society, and the Carsey-Wolf Center for Film, Television, and New Media.
Talk about timing. On Jan. 7, 2021, less than 24 hours following the attack on...