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What can we do to protect the our local communications networks and media production for the people?

Calling Free Speech Supporters and People Concerned about Access to Local Media and Communications

Tell us what you think at the next Future of Local Communications Public Meeting on Thursday March 12th at 6 p.m. (until  8:30 p.m.) here at Channel 17 Studios (294 North Winooski Avenue in Burlington). Register Below or call in to the LIVE public meeting on Channel 17 6.30 p.m. (Call in at 802.862.3966). Please join us to answer these questions:

Does the decline of local media outlets concern you?  Are you frustrated by your monthly telephone and cable bills? Does it worry you that only two companies provide cell phone service in the whole United States? Do your children have access to meaningful tv and internet programs? How can local and community media better serve activists, nonprofits, educators and local government? What are your views on local and public ownership of our local communications system and media network? What else would you like policy makers and decision makers to know?

We want and need your input as we plan for the future communications needs of our region AND identify community needs to inform upcoming public access TV negotiations with Comcast Cable.  Help keep the flow of information free, local and open to the public. Register here to attend the Future of Local Communications Public Meeting on Thursday March 12th, starting at 6 p.m. Register Below (We go LIVE with your calls at 6:30 p.m. on Channel 17!)

Notes from the first two Communications Security meetings:



March 12th, 2009 6:30 PM   through   8:30 PM
Channel 17 Studios
294 North Winooski Avenue
2nd Floor
Burlington, VT 05401-3680
United States
Phone: 802.862.1645 x12

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