Jennifer Evans (West Hartford), Susan Huizenga (Wallingford), Sandra Austin Goldstein, and Scott & Jackie Allo (Newington) all attended the nation conference of the Alliance for Community Media in Chicago at the end of June 2022. One evening was devoted to the Hometown Media Awards. Team Hercules of Wallingford Public Access TV & Community Center received an award […]
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By the afternoon of January 30, the PURA website stopped showing new applications for Docket # 19-11-01 “Public Educational and Governmental Programming and Educational Technology Investment Account Program Pursuant to Public Act 07-253. ” The program was supposed to be open to applications until the end of January 31, but the total dollar amount of […]
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The moon was Full. Monday, February 19, 2019 featured both the first stop of a weeklong event as ACM president Mike Wassenaar and ACM Northeast Region chair Erica Jones
A brief recap and photos from across the states (including those at HPATV) is on the ACM Northeast website. Other news items on the federal policy front is also available elsewhere in their news section.
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Energy & Technology hearing 02/19/19 This was the hearing that included several bills of interest on the agenda. Some of us ducked in and out to attend some of the ACM/ACM-NE Road Show happening simultaneously at Hartford Public Access. Because the hearing could not be covered by Connecticut Networks, a video of the entire 4.5 […]
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Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee hearing 03/04/19 Connecticut Network recorded the whole 3.5-hour hearing, which listed 26 bills on its agenda. https://ct-n.com/ctn_stream.asp?odID=16076&autostart=false Written testimony for HB 5486 is online here. All are in support of repealing the statute that sweeps the PEGPETIA fund “in each fiscal year” after 2018. The whole recording is at this […]
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Congratulations to these folks for their recognition from the ACM Northeast 2018 Video Festival: Robert J Blank & Robert Blank from Newington Community Television, Inc. for A Weekend to Remember in the Historical Documentary category Gil Martinez, Jose Gomez, and Dayl Walker from Hartford Public High School Academy of Engineering and Green Technology for Nepal […]
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Alert member Susan Huizenga pointed out this upcoming Symposium, sponsored by the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection: Thursday, June 21 • 8:30am – 4:30pm • CT Convention Center, Hartford • Free to register, but the adjoining parking garage charges • More information at this link • We’ll take this up at our Meet&Greet in Waterbury.
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Following the announcement from Frontier Communications, that the PEG channels on the U-Verse-style channel 99 menu would be moved to channels with their own numbers, Woodbridge raised its hand with a question: Dear Mr. Cicchetti– Thank you for all the information. Will our viewers be able to record our programs on their DVRs from the […]
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From now until March 31, 2018, PEG organizations can join the Alliance for Community at a 25% discount from current rates. Lapsed members—those who haven’t been members for at least 3 years—are also eligible for the discount. The dues are tiered according to an organization’s annual budget, with the smallest defined as those running on […]
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