ACM Annual Conference
A big thank you to everyone who made this year’s ACM National Conference in Minneapolis a success: our staff, volunteers, sponsors and exhibitors, and you, the members who joined us from around the country.
There are too many things to remember about this last week: The Open House and Truck Rally at SPNN, strategic (…)
ACM Annual Conference
LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT: 15 days to go!
I’m counting down the days to the ACM National Conference in Minneapolis. I’m memorizing the conference hashtag, #ACMmpls, finalizing preparations with speakers, and getting ready for what will be a great event in Minnesota!
We’ll have a couple events across the Mississippi River in the other twin city, Saint (…)
ACM Recognizes Senator Tammy Baldwin
The ACM Special Recognition award recipient of 2017 is U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin for her dedication to community media in her public service work in Congress. During our Annual Conference, ACM hosts an Awards Luncheon to honor the recipients. Due to her busy schedule, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin won’t be (…)
Weekly News From the President: Join the FCC’s Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment
Join the FCC’s Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment
The FCC is accepting nominations to its Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment. The Advisory Committee will serve for two years and will meet regularly in Washington DC. Its mission is to provide recommendations to the FCC on how to empower disadvantaged communities and accelerate (…)
Birds of a Feather Sessions at the 2017 ACM Conference
We received great feedback from people who attended the 2016 ACM Conference in Boston about our Birds of a Feather sessions. We will be continuing them this year at the Minneapolis Conference next month. The idea is for conference attendees to lead discussions and organize efforts (…)
Thank you again to all of our 2017 Hometown Media Awards participants! We are proud to announce the winners of the competition! Please click on the header to view the list of winners.
The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) and the Foundation of the Alliance for Community Media (F/ACM) announce twelve recipients for seven awards and scholarships. The awards and scholarships will be presented to the winners during the ACM’s 2017 Annual Conference, July 12 – 14 in Minneapolis.
The 2017 award and scholarship recipients are:
Senator Tammy Baldwin, Wisconsin (…)
Come for the Conference, Stay for the Alternative Fats
This year’s Annual Conference is set for Minneapolis the second week of July, and we have a packed schedule of education sessions, discussions and celebrations of community media. On top of that, we’ll be offering some side trips to Saint Paul as well.
The Tuesday evening before the (…)
Tribune Bought by Sinclair Group in 3.9 Billion Dollar Deal
Well that escalated quickly.
Sinclair Group announced today they will be buying Tribune Media – a $3.9 Billion deal that will combine the two largest local owners of television stations. The move comes one month after FCC Chairman Ajit Pai rolled back broadcast ownership restrictions.
We predicted the (…)
Weekly News From the President: Antonin Scalia and Frederick Douglass Probably Disagree with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai
Antonin Scalia and Frederick Douglass Probably Disagree with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai made headlines last week when he announced his plans to roll back protections for Net Neutrality that his predecessor Tom Wheeler put in place. The proceeding will be discussed at the FCC Open Meeting on May 18. It has a (…)