Community Media Charts the Future in Burlington at the Alliance for Community Media Conference

May 20, 2009

Several hundred community media and public access TV makers convene for northeast regional conference of the Alliance for Community Media on Thursday, May 21st and Friday, May 22nd at Champlain College in Burlington Vermont.

ACM Executive Director Helen Soule will welcome media makers to two days of workshops that discuss the new Public Access Protection Act soon to be considered by Congress,  the transition to web 2.0 and the future of free speech. Panelists include former FCC Commissioner Gloria Tristani who will discuss Congress and the FCC Media Policy. Panelists will also look at the Future of Public Broadband Development in Vermont and Social Media Tools for Nonprofits and Activists.

The ACM Conference will be recorded and air on Channel 17/ Town Meeting TV, Channel 15/ VCAM and Channel 16/ RETN on Burlington Telecom and Comcast Cable.

For more information contact Rob Chapman, Executive Director of VCAM at (802) 238.4668.

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