The MLRC Institute (formerly the LDRC Institute) is a 501(c)(3) charitable non-profit corporation created in 1988 to sponsor and support First Amendment education and research projects. It has received a grant from the Dow Jones Foundation to fund a one-year fellowship position. The WSJ-MLRC Institute Free Speech Fellow assists in supporting and further developing the Institute's First Amendment education and research projects.
The MLRC Institute Board thanks the Dow Jones Foundation and the Wall Street Journal for their continued support of the organization.
Our projects include:
First Amendment Speakers Bureau
First Amendment Video Project
White Paper on the Reporter's Privilege
Free Press in a Free Society
MLRC Institute Libel Quiz
MLRC Institute on Facebook
Trustees and Officers
Jay Ward Brown (Chair), Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz, L.L.P.
Andrew M. Mar (Treasurer), Microsoft Corporation
Stephanie S. Abrutyn, Home Box Office
Dale M. Cohen
Robert A. Feinberg, WNET
Henry S. Hoberman, Motion Picture Association of America, Inc.
Mary Kate Tischler, CBS Broadcasting Inc.
Susan E. Weiner, NBCUniversal
Sandra Baron, MLRC Executive Director
Maherin Gangat (Secretary), MLRC Staff Attorney
Dorianne Van Dyke, WSJ-MLRC Institute Free Speech Fellow