Susan Fleischmann

Cambridge Community Television , Cambridge MA
I have been involved in community media since 1976, working to ensure that everyone has access to the tools and technologies needed to participate in civic life. I joined the staff of Cambridge Community Television when it opened in 1988, and became Executive Director in 1993.
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Recently posted by Susan

April 8, 2011 - 11:27am Nicole Belanger, CCTV's Community Media and Technology Coordinator, spoke on a panel on citizen journalism today at the National Conference for Media Reform. She introduced CCTV's NeighborMedia program, amid others from Oakland Local, The UpTake, the Rapidian and People's Production House. Many of the NeighborMedia correspondents attended, too. read more
April 7, 2011 - 1:25pm The host of the nationally syndicated news program Democracy NOW! wants YOU to support CCTV's Capital Campaign. Hear what Amy Goodman has to say about CCTV. read more
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March 29, 2011 - 9:21am CCTV Newsletter April-June 2011 read more
March 27, 2011 - 6:22pm The Center for Social Media at American University has published some very helpful guides to best practices in fair use in on-line media and documentaries. Check them out next time you have a question about whether you can legally use that clip in your production! read more
March 26, 2011 - 9:24am Recent events around the globe have heightened the public’s hunger for alternative sources of news. Cambridge Community Television is dedicated to bringing Cambridge audiences a wide range of news and current affairs programming dealing with local, national and international issues. Beginning April 1st, CCTV will show Al-Jazeera English News, GritTV, and the Riz Khan Show, joining the ever-popular Democracy Now!, a staple at CCTV for over ten years. The schedule is: Al-Jazeera – D.C. Bureau Monday through Friday at 10:00pm Channel 9 Independent global news reports from the Washington D.C. bureau of Al-Jazeera English language network. GritTV Monday through Friday at 9:00am on Channel 9 GRITtv is a daily, 30-minute discussion for people who want to make a difference. Incorporating viewer-submitted content, grassroots activism, and a positive, progressive message that aims to go beyond the one-way format of traditional media, GRITtv talks to the people commercial media ignore. Independent filmmakers and journalists, activists, and the smartest thinkers and doers of our time are part of the conversation. The Riz Khan Show Monday through Friday at 9:30am on Channel 9 The Riz Khan... read more
March 20, 2011 - 7:29pm It is March 20, 2011, and construction will start tomorrow in CCTV's new home. Use your imagination as you take this tour, and stay tuned for updates as we watch the progress. read more
March 8, 2011 - 4:21pm I am excited about all of the exposed brick in the new facility - I think it is warm, and gives a nice feeling of the cross between an old industrial building and a modern technology center. This photo is a look at the Teen Work and Learning Center with the new classroom beyond. The brick walls are being sandblasted this week, and I can't wait to see what they look like! read more