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Bill To Rescue Public Access TV Passed in Sacramento

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Assembly Joint Resolution 39 was passed by the California legislature. The Resolution will be forwarded to the federal government as a direct policy recommendation from the State of California.

AJR 39 calls on US Congress to change laws restricting the way PEG community centers can spend money to help residents with training and equipment to tell the stories of their communities. Continue reading Bill To Rescue Public Access TV Passed in Sacramento

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YOU’RE THE PUBLIC, SO GET CABLE ACCESS, by Lisa Sousa

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“Are you Margaret?” two or three people ask me eagerly as I walk through the door. “No, she’s not Margaret,” responds Brian Scott, CityVisions Channel 53’s public access coordinator. The large, lofty studio is a flurry of activity this Friday night. Studio lights hanging from the rafters illuminate the stage. Two people are assigned to each of the three cameras, and they nervously practice zooming in and out and rolling the cameras around the concrete floor. They’re preparing for Open Mike Live, a show featuring local talent that airs once a month on San Francisco’s public access station. The people behind the cameras have never done this before. The broadcast is a culmination of a training program they have gone through to become proficient on the studio’s impressive array of equipment. Continue reading YOU’RE THE PUBLIC, SO GET CABLE ACCESS, by Lisa Sousa

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