A perennial attempt to eliminate cable television franchise fees has sprouted at the Statehouse. If approved, House Bill 1432 would strip cities and towns of much-needed dollars used for public safety and more.
Alysha Mae‘s insight:
"If approved, House Bill 1432 would strip cities and towns of much-needed dollars used for public safety and more. It also would cut the cord on public access television, according to the chairman of the state’s Alliance for Community Media chapter."
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Alysha Mae‘s insight:
"Tonight, it was announced that the City has hired not one but two coordinators of the PEG Television Station and neither one of them is Jim Miller. They are the two Js…Joe Alindato and Justin Halstead."
The Alliance for Community Media is requesting proposals for workshops & sessions to be held at the Annual Conference in San Francisco, May 29 to 31, 2013.
For this year’s Conference, ACM is partnering with the National Federation of Community Broadcasters (NFCB). Both ACM and NFCB serve constituents providing critical local news, programming and information to the communities they serve. The conferences will provide attendees the opportunity to participate in select joint plenary sessions and workshops.
The board of directors of Monroe Public Access Cable Television Inc. has appointed Milward Beaudry as interim director. He replaces William LaVoy, who resigned to take a seat in the Michigan House of Representatives.
Effective December 13, 2012, the public, education and government access (PEG) channels in San Diego County will be available in digital format only. Customers who don’t already have Cox digital service will be able to continue viewing PEG channels with a digital receiver, CableCARD, or TV with a built-in digital tuner.
The majority of Cox customers has digital services and will not be impacted. Those who do not already have a digital receiver, CableCARD or TV with a built-in digital tuner can take advantage of a special offer that Cox has created that includes one free digital receiver for one year, which includes access to Music Choice channels, thousands of On Demand titles, and an interactive programming guide.