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9M households won't have cable by 2016 | GigaOM

9M households won't have cable by 2016 | GigaOM | Community Media | Scoop.it
Cord cutting will continue to grow in the next five years, but pay TV providers will also be squeezed by households who never subscribe to begin with. Altogether, nine million households won't have cable in five years time.
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Atlanta GA: Take a Second Look at Public Access TV

Support public access television. People TV, Inc., the public access station in Atlanta,Ga will close its doors December 2011. Show your support for public a...
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Lawrence Golan Speaks About Golan V. Holder And His Fight To Protect The Public Domain | Techdirt

Lawrence Golan Speaks About Golan V. Holder And His Fight To Protect The Public Domain | Techdirt | Community Media | Scoop.it

The U.S. Supreme Court began hearing arguments Wednesday in Golan v. Holder, which argues against action taken by Congress to move thousands of works from the public domain back under copyright restrictions.

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Rogue Valley TV - Internet-related technology & education a large part of new push | Ashland Daily Tidings

Rogue Valley TV - Internet-related technology & education a large part of new push | Ashland Daily Tidings | Community Media | Scoop.it
Rogue Valley TV is making the jump to full digital, expanding the latest technology to the Internet, as well as opening new computer editing classrooms to give students job-ready skills for the 21st century.
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The Uncertain Future of College Radio – Thomas A. Shakely

The Uncertain Future of College Radio – Thomas A. Shakely | Community Media | Scoop.it

Over the weekend the Penn State Student Radio Alumni Interest Group (SRAIG), a non-profit on whose board I serve, met to talk on the present state and future-focused goals of The LION 90.7fm, Penn State’s student radio station.

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Local Teacher Using Steve Jobs' Digital Vision to Change Classroom Education | KPLR

Local Teacher Using Steve Jobs' Digital Vision to Change Classroom Education | KPLR | Community Media | Scoop.it
Murphy's television and media classes at Roosevelt High School is a living memorial to what Steve Jobs thought education could be.
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Portsmouth’s new TV station assigned to Comcast channel 98 | SeacoastOnline.com

Portsmouth’s new TV station assigned to Comcast channel 98 | SeacoastOnline.com | Community Media | Scoop.it
PORTSMOUTH — Seacoast residents can now tune in to the city’s newest cable television channel.
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WSSR-TV gets support from town council; School department would operate channel out of technical center | Sanford News

WSSR-TV gets support from town council; School department would operate channel out of technical center | Sanford News | Community Media | Scoop.it

A plan to start a local TV station that would broadcast local sports events, concerts, meetings and other homegrown programming is a step closer to reality. Town councilors have agreed to work with the school department on a new public access channel for Sanford.

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Keep Works in the Public Domain Public | Peter Decherney, New York Times Opinion Pages

Keep Works in the Public Domain Public | Peter Decherney, New York Times Opinion Pages | Community Media | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court should conclude that Congress went too far in altering the copyright system.
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Long Beach CA: Public Access Television On Way Back | Gazettes.com

Long Beach CA: Public Access Television On Way Back | Gazettes.com | Community Media | Scoop.it

A three-year effort to revive public access television in Long Beach should reach a successful conclusion next Tuesday, thanks to a grant secured by the Long Beach Community Foundation.

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U.S. SENATE DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY DEBATE LIVE TONIGHT 7pm - October 4, 2011 | MassAccess

U.S. SENATE DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY DEBATE LIVE TONIGHT 7pm - October 4, 2011 | MassAccess | Community Media | Scoop.it

MassAccess in cooperation with Chelmsford Telemedia is presenting a Livestream of the U.S. Senate Democratic Primary Debate from UMass Lowell beginning at 7pm October 4th.

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Media and Participation - A site of ideological-democratic struggle | IAMCR

Media and Participation - A site of ideological-democratic struggle | IAMCR | Community Media | Scoop.it

Participation has become fashionable again, but at the same time it has always played a crucial role in our contemporary societies, and it has been omnipresent in a surprisingly large number of societal fields.  In the case of the media sphere, the present-day media conjuncture is now considered to be the most participatory ever, but media participation has had a long and intense history.

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FCC official: Fluff journalism, reduced investigations hurting U.S. democracy – Cronkite News

FCC official: Fluff journalism, reduced investigations hurting U.S. democracy – Cronkite News | Community Media | Scoop.it

“Hundreds of newsrooms have been shuttered, thousands of reporters walk the streets in search of a job rather than walk the beat in search of a story,” Michael Copps said at a public hearing on the FCC’s report on media in the digital age.

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Atlanta: Congressman John Lewis on Public Access Television

Congressman John Lewis visits Sweet Auburn Festival and shares his views on value of public access television.
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The CAP Act: Hope for community television | Wisconsin Community Media

The CAP Act: Hope for community television | Wisconsin Community Media | Community Media | Scoop.it
The Community Access Preservation Act, H. R. 1746, provides community television stations with dedicated funding and ensures community television channels will be viewable by all cable subscribers. This federal bill also makes clear that any provider using "wired facilities" that offers video programming is subject to the provisions of current cable television law. The bill also requires the FCC to investigate the impact state franchise laws have had on community television stations across the country.
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MacVideo - The little "things" that makes FCPX unique

MacVideo - The little "things" that makes FCPX unique | Community Media | Scoop.it
Michael Wohl, who worked on the original Final Cut Pro development team, shows how to get the most out of Final Cut Pro X, by learning the subtle features and hidden tricks to speed up your workflow.
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Processing Politics: Learning from Television in the Internet Age (Studies in Communication, Media, and Public Opinion) | edteck-lms.org

Processing Politics: Learning from Television in the Internet Age (Studies in Communication, Media, and Public Opinion) | edteck-lms.org | Community Media | Scoop.it
How often do we hear that Americans are so ignorant about politics that their civic competence is impaired, and that the media are to blame because they do a dismal job of informing the public?
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Kids Voting 2012 Symposium: Engaging Today's Youth for Tomorrow's Civic Leadership

Kids Voting 2012 Symposium: Engaging Today's Youth for Tomorrow's Civic Leadership | Community Media | Scoop.it

In celebration of the 20th anniversary, Kids Voting USA is hosting a symposium titled, "Engaging Today's Youth for Tomorrow's Civic Leadership." The event is for all teachers, students and civic education advocates. The half-day conference will highlight the winners of the Making an Impact Contest, showcase civic engagement experts and provide the audience with a unique international perspective on civic engagement.

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Big 6 Corporate Media | theyrule.net

Big 6 Corporate Media | theyrule.net | Community Media | Scoop.it

They Rule aims to provide a glimpse of some of the relationships of the US ruling class. It takes as its focus the boards of some of the most powerful U.S. companies, which share many of the same directors. Some individuals sit on 5, 6 or 7 of the top 1000 companies. It allows users to browse through these interlocking directories and run searches on the boards and companies. A user can save a map of connections complete with their annotations and email links to these maps to others. They Rule is a starting point for research about these powerful individuals and corporations.

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FCC Timeline for Low Power Community Radio | Prometheus Radio Project

FCC Timeline for Low Power Community Radio | Prometheus Radio Project | Community Media | Scoop.it

The FCC has not officially announced their timeline for licensing new low-power community radio stations, however, based on our experience with the FCC, we can predict the following schedule:

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Broadband access in the United States is even worse than you think | Slate

Broadband access in the United States is even worse than you think | Slate | Community Media | Scoop.it
Given the dismal state of broadband connections in America, it was illuminating recently to hear a major telecom executive paint a rosy picture of where the country stands.
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Hollywood Applauds The Destruction Of The Public Domain... Even As Hollywood Exists Thanks To The Public Domain | Techdirt

Hollywood Applauds The Destruction Of The Public Domain... Even As Hollywood Exists Thanks To The Public Domain | Techdirt | Community Media | Scoop.it
With the Supreme Court hearing the rather important Golan case this week, concerning the ability of the federal government to take works out of the public domain and put them under copyright, there is actually some mainstream press discussion...
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How to Start a Low Power Radio Station - Webinars | Prometheus Radio Project

How to Start a Low Power Radio Station - Webinars | Prometheus Radio Project | Community Media | Scoop.it

Prometheus Radio Project is pleased to invite you to several webinars on different topics for low power community radio station applicants! We will be hosting 4 webinars throughout the fall. The date, time, and registration for each webinar is listed below.

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Communications Workers of America Endorses Occupy Wall Street Movement | Communications Workers of America

Communications Workers of America Endorses Occupy Wall Street Movement  |  Communications Workers of America | Community Media | Scoop.it
The CWA Executive Board has endorsed the Occupy Wall Street Movement. CWA members will join the demonstrations to focus public attention on the impact of Wall Street's greed on ordinary Americans.
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Media Arts Organizations in the Evolving Digital Landscape: A Report from the Field | NAMAC

Media Arts Organizations in the Evolving Digital Landscape: A Report from the Field | NAMAC | Community Media | Scoop.it

The National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture (NAMAC) is proud to announce the publication of our new white paper, Media Arts Organizations in the Evolving Digital Landscape: A Report from the Field. Over the next eight weeks, we will be publishing individual case studies, culminating in the release of the full report on December 5th, 2011. Visit the NAMAC website every Monday to read in-depth case studies...

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