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Weekly News From the President: Join Us in Boston

I hope you join us this summer in Boston as we celebrate and explore the meanings of making media that’s related to place, to our communities. It’s going to be an exciting conference!

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POSITION AVAILABLE: Community Production Coordinator

CTV, (http://concordtv.org/), the public access television and multimedia center serving the towns of Concord and Carlisle, Massachusetts has an immediate opening for a Community Production Coordinator. This is a full time contract position.

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Weekly News From the President: Mark Your Calendar

Mark the FCC’s next Open Meeting on February 18th on your calendar. It may be the date we see some significant movement to get cable consumers more information about the channels available to them…including PEG channels.

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Multiple Positions Available- Review the Job Board

The ACM Job Board has been updated with multiple positions that are available including an Executive Director, Full Time Production Assistant, Freelance Govt. Video Tech, and Remote Truck Production Intern Program Winter 2016. View the Job Board to learn more!

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Weekly News From the President: It’s the Law: Some Good News for California Communities

It took about a year and a half, but California Attorney General Kamala Harris’s Office came forward with a ruling this month that supports the right of local communities to use PEG fees to support PEG.

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Weekly News From the President: Commemorating the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

On this day commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we want to honor the idea of service and justice.

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Weekly News From the President: Q: What connects the Bronx and Maui?

A: Vibrant community media operations that are deeply connected with the people in their areas.

I had the pleasure of visiting both BronxNet and Akaku Maui Community Media in the past month. On its face, the communities are worlds (and five time-zones) apart. But the unique value of our work in community media is to reflect the needs of people on the ground where we live; and both organizations do exactly that.

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Weekly News From the President: I’ve Got Thursday On My Mind.

Thursday is the deadline to make a year-end tax-deductible donation to the ACM Foundation to support education and research in community media.

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Weekly News From the President: I Want to Hear From You!

We’re gearing up for 2016 and I want your ideas for training sessions and workshops that ACM will offer in the coming year.

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Weekly News From the President: Welcome, WERA!

One of the most exciting developments in community media in the past decade has been the expansion of low-power radio, and what it means for PEG access television. It’s been a story of community groups and telecom activists pushing for more media access for all people in the United States. And now we’re seeing the fruits of those efforts – some 60 community television operations across the country either have low-power licenses or construction permits to build stations.

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