This excerpt taken from the DTV DEF 14A filed Apr 28, 2006.
Stockholders wishing to communicate with the directors may send a letter by regular or express mail addressed to the Corporate Secretary, The DIRECTV Group, Inc., M/S A108, 2230 E. Imperial Highway, El Segundo, CA 90245, Attention: Board of Directors. All correspondence sent to that address will be delivered to the directors on a quarterly basis, unless management determines in an individual case that it should be sent more promptly. All correspondence to directors may also be forwarded within the Company to an appropriate subject matter expert for review. Stockholder concerns relating to accounting, internal controls or auditing matters are immediately brought to the attention of the Company's internal audit function and handled in accordance with procedures established by the Audit Committee with respect to such matters which include an anonymous toll-free hotline (1-800-860-4031).
Special procedures have been established for stockholders and other interested parties wishing to communicate directly with Mr. Austrian as Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and as the presiding director of the independent directors or to the independent directors as a group. Such communications should be sent as provided above and addressed to the attention of Janet Williamson who has been appointed by the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee to act as agent for this purpose. The following procedures will be followed: