Policy

Feedback on EAS Test

Earlier this month, NATOA filed a letter with the FCC regarding the EAS national test conducted in November.  NATOA members experienced much of what others have commented on over the past few weeks – namely, that the test had numerous glitches and the quality of the test varied even within localities.  Read NATOA’s letter here.

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Alliance For Community Media Thanks FCC Commissioner Copps For Support

The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) wishes to thank Commissioner Michael Copps for his dedication and public service to the citizens of this country. On behalf of the public, educational and governmental cable channels and community media centers, the ACM is grateful for his support in preserving local voices.

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ACM Co-Signs Letter to FCC Supporting Media Ownership Diversity

The ACM was pleased to co-sign comments to the Federal Communications Commission requesting that diversity be a central focus of its upcoming Quadrennial Media Ownership Rule Review. The ACM was among more than fifty supporters of the comments. To read the comments here.

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Federal Communications Commission Seeks Review of AT&T/T-Mobile Merger

The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) commends the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) for its order to hold a hearing on the proposed AT&T/T-Mobile merger. FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski made the move after commission staff concluded that the proposed transaction would harm consumers, and result in a loss of jobs and an overly concentrated wireless phone industry.

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ACM Letter to the FCC Regarding EAS Test and PEG Centers

Last week, the Alliance filed the following letter with the FCC regarding the inclusion of public, educational and governmental channels EAS Test.

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Protect Net Neutrality

Please call your senators now and tell them to keep corporations from interfering with our Internet. Vote NO on S.J. Res. 6.

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Reps. Matsui, Eshoo, Markey and Doyle Send Letter to FCC Urging Support for Anchor Institutions Including Community Media

Reps. Matsui, Eshoo, Markey and Doyle send letter to FCC urging support for anchor institutions in reform proposals of the Universal Service Fund (USF). The letter included community media in its list of ‘anchor institutions,’ a definition we have been working hard to change. To read a copy of the letter, ()

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Webcast of ACM’s Public Policy Training – Tuesday, October 11th

The Alliance for Community Media will hold a Capitol Hill Day in Washington DC tomorrow and Wednesday! If you cannot make it to Washington, DC, our National Public Policy training will be webcasted tomorrow from the New America Foundation beginning around 9:00 a.m.   Please go to: http://www.newamerica.net/events/2011/alliance_for_community_media_public_policy_training to view the event.
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Alliance for Community Media to Conduct Public Policy Training

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Nancy Lu
703-556-7175
nlu@allcommunitymedia.org
ALLIANCE FOR COMMUNITY MEDIA
TO CONDUCT PUBLIC POLICY TRAINING
Community Media Members and Supporters Gather October 11, 2011, in Washington, DC

(McLean, VA, October 6, 2011) – The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) will present its 2011 Public Policy Training October 11, 2011 at the New America Foundation in Washington, DC. ()

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Alliance for Community Media Executive Director Sylvia Strobel Appointed to FCC’s Diversity Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Nancy Lu
703-556-7175
nlu@allcommunitymedia.org
ALLIANCE FOR COMMUNITY MEDIA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SYLVIA STROBEL APPOINTED TO FCC’S DIVERSITY COMMITTEE

(McLean, VA, September 29, 2011) –  The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) is pleased to announce that  Sylvia Strobel, ACM Executive Director and the Immediate Past Chair of the National Board of Directors of the Alliance ()

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