Deadline Nears for “25th Anniversary Free Speech Silent Auction”

January 27, 2009

As part of its 25th Anniversary celebration, CCTV invites local artists to create a piece of work for a Silent Auction on April 30th that reflects the theme of “free speech” and “democratic communications”Says CCTV Founder Lauren-Glenn Davitian, “We hope our artist friends will let their creativity flow and use this as an opportunity to raise public awareness and understanding about the promise and the perils of free speech at this time and as we look ahead to the next 25 years.”The deadline for submissions is Tuesday, March 31, 2009.

Test News

January 22, 2009

Media Maven on Web Site Searches/ SEO a Success!

January 19, 2009

Twenty-three nonprofit and local media people attended the lunchtime series on January 17th to hear Michael Nedell of New Breed Marketing reveal six key steps for increasing traffic to your website!

Under the Dome: Channel 17 to air Governor's Budget Address on 1/22 at 8pm

January 14, 2009

Annually, the Vermont Governor addresses the opening of the Legislature with a general direction of budgeting priorities for the upcoming year. Channel 17 will be Under the Dome to cover this year's Budget Address...

Vermont Community Foundation Funds

January 14, 2009

The Vermont Community Foundation awarded a two-year, $50,000 grant to CCTV Center for Media & Democracy for, a two-year pilot network that aims to support Vermont’s nonprofit organizations to “do more with less” and generate social benefit for the people of the state.

Tribute to Peter Freyne, Friend and Countryman

January 13, 2009

CCTV's work with Peter Freyne began in 1985 when we launched coverage of Burlington's City Council meetings and started asking questions about the role of the local press corps in keeping democracy open. Watch selected interviews (with and by Peter) plus legislative debates from the past 25 years here...

Report on Communications Security Meeting # 1

January 04, 2009

We are in the midst of a great sea change – the tides of the analog and digital age are turning as we move swiftly into an interconnected future. Who will control our data? Will we have open networks? Will journailsm exist? Who do we trust? How do we take back our communications/ information "commons" and secure free speech and democracy in the future?

Free Speech in 2034: Local Communications Security Meeting #1

December 03, 2008
Are you Dreaming of an Open Internet and Public Access to Local Media? The New Administration Wants to Know

CCTV Unveils 25th Anniversary Celebrations

December 03, 2008

Join 25 years of fun!  CCTV Rewind, Free Speech Art Auction, 25 Year Screening, Waterfront Anniversary Gala and more as we celebrate CCTV's silver anniversary with our community!

Ring in the Holidays: Join us for Fun, Food and Live TV

December 03, 2008

We’ll ring in the solstice with a look at 25 years of public access TV, a tribute to Channel 17’s star producers.