It’s Not Just About TV Anymore
Your input will help determine the future of community media in Cambridge! Join us for one of our focus group workshops from October 6-8. (see box at right)
- Building community through television, media and technology
- Access to media service for everyone regardless of economic situation
- Updated and improved media and video production facilities at Cambridge Community Television (CCTV, Channels 9, 10 & 22), Cambridge Educational Access (CEA, Channels 98 & 99), and CITY TV-8
- Classes for youth and adults in using media and TV production tools
- Distance learning and telecommunications
- Expanding opportunities for live broadcast capability from locations around the City
- New ways of creating, using and distributing media for our educational community
- Local TV by, for and about the people of Cambridge: whatever the issues, whatever the celebration, and whatever the need.
What is your vision for local media in Cambridge—now, and for the next ten years?
The City of Cambridge is holding a series of workshops on the future of cable service, community media and technology. The focus group workshops will be conducted by The Buske Group, a nationally recognized public policy consulting firm hired specifically to help the City with the cable franchise process. Come bring your ideas and learn about the opportunity we have right now for the City of Cambridge to provide new technological resources to all communities within Cambridge.
The future of media and technology is NOW. Join us at one of the workshops listed on the right, learn and share—and have an impact on our community.
Help the City of Cambridge, its channel CITY TV-8, and its community partners CCTV and CEA to identify the community’s needs and interests in future technologies.
Learn how the cable franchise process opens up new opportunities for the community. See examples of how schools, community organizations, local businesses and governments throughout the country are using modern media technology to communicate, educate and disseminate information in this digital age. Provide your ideas through brainstorming and completing a questionnaire.
Learn how to provide input through on-line surveys that will be linked from this page, starting on September 28.