Social Networks Circa 1980's

April 28, 2008
The Well was started as a text based social network in the 1980's. A brief video history is offered by founder and original thinker Howard Rheingold.

Accidental Techie Workshop now Online!

April 27, 2008
Watch the recent Accidental Techie Workshop presented by our IT Director Bill Cairns and learn how to troubleshoot your work and home office!

Vermont Telecommunications Authority Awards State Broadband Grants

April 22, 2008
The 2008 Broadband Grant winners were announced today by the Vermont Telecommunications Authority. Six awards were made. ECFiber was one of the winners receiving $25,000...

NAB 2008: Tim Robbins Decries Media 'Abyss' in NAB Keynote

April 14, 2008

Las Vegas -- Actor Tim Robbins, noting that he has been labeled a traitor for previous comments he made about this nation and its pre-emptive war in Iraq, pre-empted a planned dialogue on new media at the National Association of Broadcasters' annual show...

Study on Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy

April 14, 2008
Washington, D.C. – The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Aspen Institute today announced the launch of the Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy...

Seven Tips for Making the Most of Your RSS Reader

April 10, 2008
RSS is a big deal, as anyone who's subscribed to even a few feeds probably knows...

FCC for the People

April 07, 2008
FCC Commissioner Michael Copps outlines his vision in the Nation this week: "Truly democratic, diverse and vibrant media, on the other hand, are a powerful engine for turning grassroots hope into political possibility...

Launching Vermont Nonprofit News Blog

April 04, 2008
The Vermont Nonprofit News is a Resource for Activists and Nonprofits who want to expand their reach and impact and make democratic social change happen.

PEG Leaders Testify Before Congress to Protect Free Speech

January 28, 2008
Congress took testimony to protect the public from actions taken by cable companies to move PEG access channels to digital tiers. Annie Folger of Midpeninsula Community Media testified in January.