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Public access TV could get funding boost from federal legislation | Rich Kremmer, Wisconsin Public Radio

Public access TV could get funding boost from federal legislation | Rich Kremmer, Wisconsin Public Radio | Community Media | Scoop.it

Public Access TV supporters in Wisconsin are hoping a bill in Congress will return a major source of funding for stations.

 

The bill is known as the Community Access Preservation Act. Among other things, it would allow cities to again collect what are known as Public, Educational and Government or PEG fees from cable providers to pay for public access channels. In Wisconsin, those fees had been around for decades until the legislature eliminated them in 2007.

 

But the federal legislation has been stuck in committee for nearly a year. Mary Cardona is the director of Wisconsin Community Media. She says people need to rally their elected officials to get the Community Access Preservation Act passed, "Legislators need to understand how important these channels are to local communities. Really they're the only local avenue people have to talk to their whole communities in a centralized place."

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SC: Richland County Council goes ‘live’ | Dawn Hinshaw, The State

SC: Richland County Council goes ‘live’ | Dawn Hinshaw, The State | Community Media | Scoop.it
Richland to begin broadcasting meetings via Internet and cable TV; one councilman hopes for more ‘civility’

 

 When today’s meeting cues up at 6 p.m., residents will be able to watch local government in action — either by logging on to the county’s website, www.rcgov.us, or turning on the TV. The television broadcast, on Channel 2, is only available to cable viewers who live in unincorporated areas.

 

The debut marks a campaign started a year ago by Councilman Seth Rose to provide a new level of openness, giving residents the opportunity to peek in on the routine and occasionally heated discussions.

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Top 5 Tech Ideas for Creating Better Explanatory Journalism | J. Nathan Matias, MediaShift Idea Lab, PBS

Top 5 Tech Ideas for Creating Better Explanatory Journalism | J. Nathan Matias, MediaShift Idea Lab, PBS | Community Media | Scoop.it

How can technology help journalists make sense of complex issues and explain them to the public in a clear, understandable manner?

 

Last year, Jay Rosen's journalism students spent an entire semester researching and making explanations in partnership with ProPublica, a non-profit newsroom which focuses on investigative journalism. The class did amazing work to highlight notable examples and develop their own "explainers," essential background knowledge to help people follow events and trends in the news. One of my favorite examples is this project from 2011, where students redesigned the same ProPublica background article as a video, a podcast, and an FAQ.

 

NYU's Explainer class focused especially on two things: presentation and conversation. They talked to cognitive psychologists like George Lakoff to learn how audiences take in what we read. They highlighted numerous presentation examples -- videos, timelines, infographics, mini-sites, aggregators, podcasts, interactive guides, flowcharts, and even a picture book by Google! The class at NYU also pointed out that explaining is often a conversation. In their journalist's guide to developing FAQs, the class suggests techniques for discovering what people need to know. I loved their advice on listening to readers.

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Salina KS: "Shattered Lives" - Video meant to teach teens about drunk driving | Tim Unruh, Salina Journal

Salina KS: "Shattered Lives" - Video meant to teach teens about drunk driving | Tim Unruh, Salina Journal | Community Media | Scoop.it

"It's quality stuff," said Greg Brockway, chief of emergency medical services at the Salina Fire Department, who helped produce the video using Salina and Saline County officials and citizens to play roles. Written, directed, filmed and edited by Bill Weaver, who co-owns the production company with his wife, Debbie Weaver, "Shattered Lives" was made at 15 locations in Salina.

 

The nine-minute video is making an impact as high school prom season begins tonight in Salina. Proms continue next weekend.

 

"We want it to help educate our youths as far as safe driving habits and drinking," Brockway said.

One student from each high school in Saline County played a¬ part in the video.

 

Mothers Against Drunk Driving, the Kansas Highway Patrol and several other agencies have taken interest.

 

By noon Friday, the fire department and hospital had given out 32 copies of the DVD and representatives of the agencies were fielding requests for at least that many more, Brockway said. The video may be viewed at salina.com and is scheduled to air on Access TV of Salina, cable Channel 21, at 8:30 tonight, 5:30 and 11 p.m. Sunday and several times next week, said Marnie Rhein, production and outreach coordinator. Or, you can see it anytime at salinatv.org by clicking on "video on demand" and "other programming." Access TV donated equipment for the project.

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West Milford NJ: Committee developing to guide creation of public access channel | David Zimmer, NorthJersey.com

West Milford NJ: Committee developing to guide creation of public access channel | David Zimmer, NorthJersey.com | Community Media | Scoop.it
A committee that will shape the framework for the West Milford Township’s exclusive public access channel is now in development. 

 

West Milford Township Council members Ada Erik, Lou Signorino, and Joseph Smolinski were selected earlier this month to make up the council contingent on a joint committee with school district representatives designed to set the ground rules for the operation of a 100-percent township controlled public access channel. The channel, which is not yet operational, was obtained as part of a 15-year franchise agreement with Cablevision that was authorized by the Township Council in October 2010.

 

In addition to getting its own public access channel, which can be controlled and programmed through a remotely-operated, automated system linked to Cablevision, the local government also obtained a $90,000 grant to purchase the equipment needed to program its own station as compensation for the franchise renewal that Cablevision needed in order to continue operating within the municipality. Due to the terms of the old franchise agreement, West Milford currently shares public, educational, and/or governmental (PEG) access air space with Warwick, N.Y., which controls the local PEG access channel on Cablevision (Channel 77) and the majority of its programming.

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Gilford NH: Gilford takes lead in asking cable company to dedicate two channels to town-only programing | Laconia Daily Sun

Gilford NH: Gilford takes lead in asking cable company to dedicate two channels to town-only programing | Laconia Daily Sun | Community Media | Scoop.it

Selectmen last night agreed to request that MetroCast Cablevision dedicate two of the three available PEG (public, educational and government) channels exclusively to programming by the town for subscribers in the town of Gilford.

 

The Selectboard took the initiative after the issue arose at a meeting of the Lakes Region Cable Television Consortium, consisting of representatives from Laconia, Franklin, Alton, Belmont, Gilford, Gilmanton, Meredith, New Durham, Northfield and Tilton, formed last year to negotiate the renewal of the various franchise agreements with MetroCast. Consequently, the other members of the consortium are expected to make similar requests.

 

In a letter to Maura Campbell, the general manager of MetroCast, the board explained that its request is consistent with the provisions of Article 8 of the Franchise Agreement. Channel 24 would remain a regional public access station managed and controlled by Lakes Region Public Access Television (LRPA). Channel 25 would be reserved for educational programming solely for Gilford subscribers provided by the Gilford School District in partnership with LRPA. Likewise, Channel 26 would be dedicated for governmental programming provided by town and the LRPA exclusively for Gilford subscribers.

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Beyond Signs & Flyers: Media and Marketing for the Occupy Movement | Brian Sonenstein, MyFDL

Beyond Signs & Flyers: Media and Marketing for the Occupy Movement | Brian Sonenstein, MyFDL | Community Media | Scoop.it

Some Occupy groups have gone beyond promoting their messages on social media and the internet to focusing on the airwaves as well: Occupy Little Rock and Occupy Traverse City in particular have made extensive use of public TV and radio broadcasting in their media strategy. Tonight, we’re giving these trailblazing media activists an opportunity to share their skills and talents for the benefit of the movement, and are very excited for our panel. [...]

 

Finally, we’ll be speaking with Morgan Burke-Beyers of Occupy Traverse City TV.  Morgan will talk about broadcasting on public access tv channels and the process by which you can create and submit content to be put on air. Morgan sent along this short film about Occupy Traverse City to share with you all: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBR4P_4dzog

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Evanston IL: Media Center seeks city loan | Bob Seidenberg, Evanston Review

Evanston IL: Media Center seeks city loan | Bob Seidenberg,  Evanston Review | Community Media | Scoop.it
City officials are asking aldermen to approve some $40,000 in financial assistance to cover the Evanston Community Media Center’s rent, allowing the group to avoid eviction as they prepare to move into cheaper digs in a city building.

 

Staff recommended using the city manager’s contingency funds to cover rent expenses for the nonprofit center, where staffers are preparing to relocate from 1285 Hartrey Ave. to the second floor of the city Service Center, at 2020 Asbury Ave.

 

Aldermen voted last fall in support of reducing funding for the center by about $100,000, dropping the city’s total contribution to the center to about one-sixth from one-third.

 

The cut was one of a number of moves aldermen took to reduce the city’s projected $2.1 million deficit in the General Fund.

Under the proposal, ECMC agreed to move into city quarters, at nominal cost, leaving the more expansive Hartrey building the center has occupied since the 1980s.

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Lincoln NE: Government access channels airing programs on bullying | Lincoln Public Schools

Lincoln NE: Government access channels airing programs on bullying | Lincoln Public Schools | Community Media | Scoop.it

A presentation by Kirk Smalley, whose son committed suicide after being bullied, is now airing on the City government access channels – 5 CITY-TV and 10 Health (Time Warner Cable channels 5 and 10). The Oklahoma man was in Lincoln for a March 22nd program at the BryanLGH College of Health Sciences, co-sponsored by the School Community Intervention and Prevention Program. The channels also will air a one-on-one interview with Smalley.

 

Smalley and his wife Laura of Perkins, Oklahoma started an anti-bulling” campaign after their 11-year-old son Ty committed suicide in May 2010. He had been suspended from school for pushing another child who had bullied him for years. Students at Oklahoma State University started a Facebook page in his honor called “Stand for the Silent,” and it has become an international movement. The Smalleys have spoken at about 375 schools, and the Lincoln visit was part of a 10-day tour across Nebraska.

 

The channels also are airing a lecture by Dr. Susan Swearer, professor of school psychology at UNL and Co-Director of the Bullying Research Network. Her lecture was titled “The Real Truth About Bullying Prevention and Intervention: What Can Parents, Teachers and Students Do?” Swearer was unable to attend the March 22nd program at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, so the lecture was presented by Dr. Eve Brank, her colleague in the Psychology Department.

 

According to the American Justice Department, one out of every four children is victim of bullying, and at least two children are bullied every seven minutes. AmeriCorps and ServeNebraska are sponsoring “Nebraska Stand for the Silent” Friday April 20 and are asking schools and other organizations to observe a seven-second moment of silence, recite an anti-bullying pledge and release balloons. More information is available at serve.nebraska.gov.

 

5 CITY-TV and 10 Health also are running public service announcements for “Stand for the Silent” and plan to air other anti-bullying presentations. Program schedules for 5 CITY-TV and 10 Health are available at lincoln.ne.gov (click on the channel icon in the upper right corner). The program on Kirk Smalley also can be viewed through video-on-demand and the YouTube sites for 10 Health and 5 CITY-TV, available at the same website.

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TelVue Is Diamond Sponsor of Jersey Access Group Conference | SYS-CON MEDIA

TelVue Is Diamond Sponsor of Jersey Access Group Conference | SYS-CON MEDIA | Community Media | Scoop.it

The Power of Partners Version 3.0, Eastern Region Community Media Conference is designed to bring together community media TV stations, independent producers, TV technicians/engineers, officers/advisors/board members, educators, manufacturers/vendors, and individual advocates supporting the production and distribution of media content to the community.

 

"The partnership and friendship between TelVue and JAG, both New Jersey-based organizations, goes back many years to when we first collaborated on a program-sharing solution for JAG member stations. At this Power of Partners show we look forward to continuing our efforts to help public media organizations simplify their operations, acquire more programming, and broaden their reach in the evolving multi-screen landscape," commented TelVue CEO Jesse Lerman.

The Jersey Access Group (JAG) has made great strides in promoting and organizing community broadcasting in New Jersey. In the spirit of partnership that defines this event, TelVue has worked with many JAG members, and is one of the founders of the Community Media Distribution Network (CMDN), an innovative program-sharing system accessible to hundreds of community broadcasters. Through CMDN, access stations can show their viewers programs from content contributors such as Democracy Now! and the National Science Foundation. TelVue has worked closely with both JAG and Alliance for Community Media leadership and visionaries in the development of the CMDN.

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Campaign Ads: How To Free The Files At Your TV Station | OPB News

Campaign Ads: How To Free The Files At Your TV Station | OPB News | Community Media | Scoop.it
Television stations are required by the Federal Communications Commission to keep a list of political ad buys and to make it available on request. Stations don’t post this data on the Internet, however, so the only way to get the records is to go in person.

 

We think this data is vitally important, and can reveal how big money influences elections. So to make it accessible to everyone, we started a project last month named “Free the Files” to recruit citizens and local journalists to visit TV stations and post these “Public File” documents online.

 

So far, more than 180 people in 37 states and the District of Columbia have volunteered to make copies of the files, then scan and e-mail them to us. We’ve heard from news organizations that are sending reporters (see files gathered by the Cincinnati Enquirer and by the Wisconsin State Journal), universities that are sending students (Northwestern University students checked the Chicago market), and from people with some spare time who want to help.

 

But with hundreds of TV stations and untold millions in political ad spending expected this year, we still need you! The process takes between 15-30 minutes at your TV station, plus however long it takes to scan and e-mail us the files.

 

Before you set out, please let us know you’re interested by signing up on this form. We’ll make sure you aren’t grabbing files that someone else has already checked, and we’ll help coordinate so this takes as little of your time as possible.

 

How to Gather and Submit the Files >>>

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Malden MA: Five Things You Need to Know About Patch's New Live TV Show | Chris Caesar, Malden Patch

Malden MA: Five Things You Need to Know About Patch's New Live TV Show | Chris Caesar, Malden Patch | Community Media | Scoop.it
We're going live at 2 p.m. today with our debut panel discussion program: "Patch Presents...Is Malden Center at a Turning Point?

 

Sure, a lot of readers talk a big game in our comments section - but when Malden Patch brings some major players together for a live panel discussion, will you be there to hold their feet to the fire?

 

Malden Patchis joining forces with Malden Access Television to bring you what we hope will be a series of engaging and informative discussions about issues important to residents – for our first episode, we'll discuss downtown development with some key officials.

 

Here's the five things you need to know about “Patch Presents...Is Malden Center at a Turning Point?”, our new television special.

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Richmond VA: Channel 95 - Once a force in the court of public opinion, the most accessible television station in Richmond is struggling | Melissa Scott Sinclair, Style Weekly

Richmond VA: Channel 95 - Once a force in the court of public opinion, the most accessible television station in Richmond is struggling | Melissa Scott Sinclair, Style Weekly | Community Media | Scoop.it

Public access is the public square, says City Councilman Marty Jewell, who co-hosts a live program called "If I Had a Hammer." As an elected official, Jewell says, he's been influenced by what he sees and hears on the channel. "Public access is important," Jewell says, "and to let it go into utter disrepair to me is problematic. The public deserves access to their own airways." [...]

 

Residents already have asked the city to support the studio financially, city spokesman Michael Wallace says in an email. The city has no authority over the channel, Wallace says, and "operation of the channel and studio is a Comcast business decision. Comcast provides the public access channel and studio to its subscribers in the City, and several surrounding counties, but it is not mandated to do so by the City of Richmond and may cease channel operation and close studio facilities as it so desires."

 

The city has collected more than $1 million in fees from cable providers since 2007, which Wallace says can be used only for capital costs related to a government-provided television channel or studio. The city plans to build a new studio for its own Channel 17, the government-access channel that airs announcements and City Council meetings. [...]

 

It's just after 7 p.m. Tuesday, and the hosts of the raucous "P Show" are leaving the studio. The host of the next program arrives: Hasan Zarif, a chaplain who's wearing a gray suit, lavender-striped tie and weighty silver cross.

 

Zarif also is a convicted murderer. After receiving a life sentence in 1973 for fatally shooting a woman, he was paroled in 1989. Then-Gov. Tim Kaine pardoned him in 2007 because of his exemplary behavior and efforts to turn his life around.

 

Now he works as a chaplain and re-entry specialist for Goodwill Industries, and serves as host of a motivational public-access show, "God's Intervention Ministry." Tonight his guest is another former inmate who served 37 years in prison and has turned his life around.

 

"That's what the show is about tonight," Zarif says. "Proving the naysayers wrong."

 

Isn't that what every public-access show is about?

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Elk Grove IL: City To AT&T U-Verse - "Change PEG Channels" | Tom Robb, Journal & Topics

Elk Grove IL: City To AT&T U-Verse - "Change PEG Channels" | Tom Robb, Journal & Topics | Community Media | Scoop.it

Elk Grove Village Mayor Craig Johnson said the fight to change how AT&T U-verse presents its public education and government (PEG) access channels has growing support. He also explained his issues with the cable television provider's systems.

 

“They are violating state and federal law and I’m optimistic Attorney General Lisa Madigan will make them follow the law,” Johnson said.

 

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 Johnson showed a video at Tuesday’s village board meeting showing PEG functionality compared with standard channels. U-verse relegates all PEG channels to Channel 99. Viewers then access a drop down menu of community channels.

 

The video also showed U-verse PEG channel programming cannot be recorded with digital recorders, nor does the program guide show any more information about local programming than the fact that Channel 99 is the PEG channel, a fact confirmed by Kimberly.

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Paid Political Ads on Non-Commerical Radio/TV | Aaron Reed, Fried Bagels Consulting

Paid Political Ads on Non-Commerical Radio/TV | Aaron Reed, Fried Bagels Consulting | Community Media | Scoop.it

On April 12th, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals delivered a verdict on Minority Television Project, Inc v. FCC. And it's a doozy. Basically, the court invalidated a long-held rule that non-commercial broadcasters cannot air paid "political ads" or paid "issue ads." So now they can.

 

I'll pause a moment to let that sink in.

 

If upheld, it's potentially a game-changer, on the level of the Citizens United case, for the entire broadcasting industry. But there's a lot of questions and confusion surrounding the decision, and the consensus is that nobody really knows for sure just yet what the final impacts will be.

 

This article is an attempt to collate several useful facts, opinions and other tidbits of information into a centralized resource. I'll update it as we learn more going forward. Right at the outset, I'll remind everyone that IANAL: I Am Not A Lawyer and that a lot of what I'm writing about here is speculation. Informed speculation, maybe. Speculation based on facts, perhaps. But speculation nevertheless. I encourage anyone who has hard evidence or solid facts that confirm or refute any of the speculation to leave their notes in the Comments and I'll update as we go along! :)

 

Much, much more after the jump...

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Jay Rosen on our Media Malaise: Who Will Tell the People? | Radio Open Source with Christopher Lydon

Jay Rosen on our Media Malaise: Who Will Tell the People? | Radio Open Source with Christopher Lydon | Community Media | Scoop.it

That idea of stories too big to tell, lies too big to take back, an audience hooked on placebos it doesn’t believe — it all makes sense about a malaise that the late Tony Judt was trying to pierce. Jay Rosen is putting his finger on one of the biggest mysteries in this troubled American moment. On one hand: what we call “media” has been transformed by the digital revolution. The tools of publishing and broadcasting have all been distributed, which is to say: democratized. Critically independent websites like Politico, TPM, Daily Kos and TruthDig have taken root, and vast horizontal networks like Facebook thrive.

 

Yet, on the other hand, in some strange way “the conversation” has not moved. If anything, Jay Rosen says, the grip of reality has been weakened. As Joan Didion remarked in 1988 about the specialized and professionalized “process” around a presidential campaign: “What strikes one most vividly about such a campaign is precisely its remoteness from the actual life of the country.” I am asking Jay Rosen: are we looking at the end of something, or the beginning of something else?

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Montgomery Co. NY: County may put meetings on access TV | John Becker, The Leader Herald

Montgomery Co. NY: County may put meetings on access TV | John Becker, The Leader Herald | Community Media | Scoop.it

Some Montgomery County supervisors would like to see board meetings broadcast on Public Access television.

 

Members of the board's Education and Government Committee supported a resolution by Amsterdam 2nd Ward Supervisor Jeff Stark allowing the county to purchase cameras and other equipment needed to record meetings for broadcast. His measure originally called for the county to spend as much as $3,000, but he was willing to reduce that figure to $1,000 after discussion in committee.

 

Stark said he has contacted the public access officer at Time Warner Cable Co., who told him a standard camcorder was the only equipment needed to produce DVDs for later broadcast. Live broadcasts would be more difficult and expensive, he said. A good camcorder capable of producing DVDs would cost between $500 and $600, Stark said. Three or four microphones and a "mix board" would be needed to pick up voices within the meeting room, he said.

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Fresno CA: Public TV studio revives Met | Rick Bentley, Fresno Bee

Fresno CA: Public TV studio revives Met | Rick Bentley, Fresno Bee | Community Media | Scoop.it
A new public-access TV station is bringing life to the former Metropolitan Museum building in downtown Fresno, which has been closed for more than two years and has served as a glaring reminder of downtown deterioration.

 

Fresno's new locally produced government, education and public access channels -- scheduled to launch on Comcast and AT&T U-verse Friday -- will originate in the space that was once the home for elaborate Christmas tree displays and dinosaur exhibits. The 7,000-square-foot second floor has been converted into a studio, editing stations, control room, learning center and offices for the Community Media Access Collaborative (CMAC).

 

"We are excited about this for a couple of reasons," city spokesman Michael Lukens said. "One, we have someone in the former Met who is using the space and making productive use of the facility. Secondly, CMAC itself will provide terrific opportunities for the community to spread the word about things going on here."

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Los Angeles: City Council wants less buzz from its swarm of gadflies | Kate Linthicum, LA Times

Los Angeles: City Council wants less buzz from its swarm of gadflies | Kate Linthicum, LA Times | Community Media | Scoop.it
After a string of disruptions during Los Angeles City Council meetings, several members are considering changes in the rules that govern when the public can speak, as well as how the proceedings are televised.
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Edith Shain: The Nurse Who Became an Icon [and access TV producer] | E'Louise Ondash, Nurse Zone

Edith Shain: The Nurse Who Became an Icon [and access TV producer] | E'Louise Ondash, Nurse Zone | Community Media | Scoop.it

When Eisenstaedt took the photo in 1945 of the two kissing in Times Square, he never obtained their names. For years there was speculation as to who the two might be. Thirty-five years later, Edith Shain of Los Angeles came forward to say that she was the nurse. On V-J Day, she was working at Doctors Hospital in New York City, where she spent most of the war. She and a friend took the subway to Times Square to join the celebration. When they emerged from the subway, a sailor grabbed the then-27-year-old nurse and gave her a “long, long kiss.”

 

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Shain earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing in 1947 at New York University. She became a kindergarten teacher and a producer for public access television. Friends said that she visited hospitalized veterans until she died in June 2010 at the age of 91. To see photos and read about her life, visit Edith Shain's memorial website - http://www.edithshainmemories.com/6794.html

 

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White Plains NY: Watch 2012-13 City Budget Meetings Online or TV | Dina Sciortino, White Plains Patch

White Plains NY: Watch 2012-13 City Budget Meetings Online or TV | Dina Sciortino, White Plains Patch | Community Media | Scoop.it

Budget meetings, which are open to the public, will be filmed and posted on the City’s website, and broadcast on the White Plains Public Community Access Channel (45 on Verizon, and 75 on Cablevision) for the second year in a row, according to White Plains Mayor Tom Roach.

 

“I want the budget process to be as transparent as possible,” said Roach. “It’s not the level we produce for our council meetings, there’s obviously a cost issue, but we want to record those meetings, which are public meetings, so people could see the process the council goes through in reviewing the budget.”

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About Occupy Boston TV | Jess Schumann, Open Media Boston

About Occupy Boston TV | Jess Schumann, Open Media Boston | Community Media | Scoop.it

Occupy Boston TV is a working group of Occupy Boston. We gather video around the concerns of the movement to share online and on public access TV stations around the country. To learn more about this group, please visit www.occupyboston.org/tv/

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Supporters hope bill can save public access TV | Bill O'Driscoll, USA Today

Supporters hope bill can save public access TV | Bill O'Driscoll, USA Today | Community Media | Scoop.it
Supporters hope a bill before Congress can help restore their local government, education, cultural and other TV programming.

 

As state funding for community access TV operations continues to wither across the USA, supporters are looking hopefully at a bill before Congress that would help to restore their local government, education, cultural and other programming.

 

As many as 1,800 Public, Educational and Government (PEG) operations have closed and funding has been slashed in 20 states as franchise agreements expire, according to the advocacy group American Community Television in Washington. Supporters see the proposed Community Access Preservation Act, or CAP Act, as a way to salvage their mission.

 

The legislation would restore communities' ability to get PEG funding and loosen restrictions in the Cable Communications Act of 1984 on how public access channels can spend money, according to the advocacy group Alliance for Community Media. The bill is pending in the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology. No hearing date has been set.

 

"It would make a huge difference," said Mary Cardona, executive director of Wisconsin Community Media, which has 60 station members. "Our Madison station is being run with volunteers now. They don't know how long they'll survive."

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Fortuna CA: New Congressional District 2 Candidates Debate - Download & Streaming | Access Humboldt, Internet Archive

Fortuna CA: New Congressional District 2 Candidates Debate - Download & Streaming | Access Humboldt, Internet Archive | Community Media | Scoop.it

Nine candidates for the new North Coast seat spar over education and the environment...

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TV Broadcasters & Their Political Files | Meredith McGehee

Broadcasters refuse to put their political file online.

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