Press Releases

GORDON QUINN TO DELIVER KEYNOTE AT ALLIANCE FOR COMMUNITY MEDIA’S 2012 NATIONAL CONFERENCE

The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) is pleased to announce that Gordon Quinn, Artistic Director and founding member of Kartemquin Films, will keynote its opening plenary at the 2012 ACM Conference & Exhibition in Chicago on August 1.

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ALLIANCE FOR COMMUNITY MEDIA ANNOUNCES MICHAEL WASSENAAR AS RECIPIENT OF BUSKE LEADERSHIP AWARD

(McLean, VA, June 18, 2012) – The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) is pleased to announce that Michael Wassenaar has been selected as the recipient of the Buske Leadership Award. The Award will be presented on August 1, 2012 during the ACM National Conference in Chicago.

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Chicago Inks New Cable Agreement Momentum Builds for Community Media Nationally

Following historic public access television deals in New York City last year, the City of Chicago ratified a renewal agreement with cable operator RCN on April 24, 2012, dramatically expanding local community access to new media technologies.

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Alliance For Community Media Congratulates Rosenworcel and Pai On FCC Confirmations

The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) applauds the U.S. Senate confirmation of the nominations of Jessica Rosenworcel and Ajit Pai as commissioners to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) yesterday.

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Foundation of the Alliance for Community Media Introduces Youth Media Summit in Philadelphia

Foundation of the Alliance for Community Media Introduces Youth Media Summit in Philadelphia
First Event May 8 in Philadelphia, PA
 (McLean, VA, May 5, 2012) –  The Foundation of the Alliance for Community Media is pleased to announce that Desiree Peterkin Bell, Director of Communications and Strategic Partnerships, Office of The Honorable Michael A. Nutter, Mayor of ()

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Alliance for Community Media to Participate in National Arts Advocacy Day to Support CAP Act

The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) is pleased to participate as a national co-sponsor of the Americans for the Arts 2012 Arts Advocacy Day, April 16-17, 2012 in Washington, DC. Americans for the Arts, in conjunction with the Congressional Arts Caucus and dozens of national arts organizations from around the country, enlist arts, education, entertainment, and policy leaders to come to Capitol Hill for this event.

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Alliance for Community Media Executive Director Sylvia Strobel Speaks at PhillyCAM Grand Opening

The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) celebrates the grand opening of PhillyCAM at its new facility. ACM Executive Director, Sylvia Strobel, provided remarks and commended PhillyCAM in its role as a national leader of digital media and its involvement with the Philadelphia Youth Media Collaborative.

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Alliance for Community Media Issues Hometown Media Awards Call for Entries

The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) has issued its call for entries for the Hometown Media Awards. Previously named the Hometown Video Awards, the name change to Hometown Media Awards reflects the wider array of media being used by Public, Educational, and Governmental (PEG) access cable television channels.

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Alliance for Community Media Congratulates New FCC Chief of Staff Zachary Katz

The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) congratulates Zachary Katz on his appointment as Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chief of Staff. Katz succeeds Eddie Lazarus who will be leaving the Commission at the end of January.

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Alliance for Community Media Applauds Opponents of AT&T Merger

Yesterday, AT&T announced that it had ended its bid to buy T-Mobile. The Alliance for Community Media’s (ACM), Executive Director Sylvia Strobel made the following statement.

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