Report from Vermont E-State Event 5/29/08

May 29, 2008
The Snelling Center for Government sponsored a day long Vermont E-State Vermont on May 29th. Reading postings from the event.

Comcast Ponders Maine Sell-Off

May 22, 2008
FREEPORT — Two years after the Mid-coast area's cable provider changed from SusCom to Philadelphia-based Comcast, Comcast is exploring the sale of its Maine-based holdings as part of 46 properties nationwide, according to municipal officials.

Media Maven Lunch: Flickr, Twitter & Jing Oh My!

May 22, 2008

How can you point and mobilize more people to your website? There are a host of new (and well developed) on-line tools that can help you grow your communities in new and inventive ways. Join us at the Media Maven Lunch on June 19th...

The Future of Vermont: Community Discussion

May 21, 2008

What makes your community special? What concerns do you have? What should our focus for the future be? Chittenden County Residents are invited to a community discussion to express your vision for the Future of Vermont on June 19th in Burlington...

South Burlington Passes Budgets, Elects Newcomers

May 20, 2008
Fewer than 20% of South Burlington voters went to the polls tonight (May 20th) to pass a city budget of $19 million and school budget of $38 million. In addition to elected city and school board positions, voters also approved the use of sales tax revenue to fund six firefighters and decided to stop fueling a school wood chip facility with bond money.

Summer Youth Media Camp

May 16, 2008
Attend channel 17 summer camp, kids ages 9-12, openings are still available, contact parks and re 864-0123

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May 16, 2008
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Historic Senate Vote Rejects FCC's Rules

May 15, 2008

WASHINGTON -- In a near-unanimous voice vote tonight, the Senate passed a "resolution of disapproval" that would nullify the Federal Communications Commission's latest attempt to dismantle longstanding media ownership limits. All eyes are now on the House...

The Political Economy of Media by Bob McChesney Hits the Stands

May 09, 2008
Monthly Review Press has just published Bob McChesney's new book: The Political Economy of Media: Enduring Issues, Emerging Dilemmas. This volume culminates the research of his career to date, and includes McChesney's latest thinking on journalism, the Internet, global political economy, and the burgeoning media reform movement...

Survey on Kids & Digital Media Released

May 09, 2008
Accessing digital media has become as fundamental to a child's education as reading or math, according to three-quarters of parents polled for a new survey, but not so well on those "citizenship" and "gets along well with others" report-card...