This Week on TV: Election Day Is Just Around the Corner

This Week on TV: Election Day Is Just Around the Corner

Do you know how you're voting on Questions 1-4?

  • Posted on: 31 October 2016
  • By: lily

Learn what to expect on your ballot this Tuesday, November 8 with a four-part series by Lynn Community TV

Massachusetts State Ballot Questions Explained presents the arguments for and against each of the statewide questions on next Tuesday's ballot. Learn why you should vote "Yes" or "No" on Expanded Slot Machine Gaming, Charter School Expansion, Conditions for Farm Animals, and Legalization, Regulation & Taxation of Marijuana.

The four 30-minute episodes will play in sequence on Channel 8, Tuesday Nov. 1 at 5pm, Wednesday Nov. 2 at 8am, Thursday Nov. 3 at 12am, Saturday Nov. 5 at 10pm and Sunday Nov. 6 at 8am.

More on the Question Four debate over the weekend

The discussion this week on Channel 9 is on drug use – legal and illicit alike. Watch Friday Nov. 4 6-9pm, Saturday Nov. 5 noon-midnight, and Sunday Nov. 6 noon-4pm for programs on a wide range of topics including the US War on Drugs, opiate use and addiction, prescription drugs, and more.

Programming will include discourse on upcoming Massachusetts Ballot Question 4, which will ask voters to weigh in on the Legalization, Regulation, and Taxation of Marijuana. Hear representatives on all sides of the argument, in this month’s episode of Beyond Boston – the regular TV series by Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism (BINJ): Friday Nov. 4 at 6pm and Sunday Nov. 6 at 2pm, as well as more showings of Ballot Question 4 Explained by Lynn Community Television.

And, on the much-discussed Presidential Election

Cambridge Community Television and NeighborMedia hosted a conference on The Media & The Elections, October 22, 2016 at the Cambridge Public Library Main Branch. Watch the three-part panel discussions beginning at 12am this Saturday Nov. 5 and Sunday Nov. 6 on Channel 8.

Panel participants included Jim Braude, host of Greater Boston and BostonPublicRadio at WGBH, Renee Graham, columnist for the Boston Globe and WBUR contributor, Dan Kennedy, media commentator for WGBH and Nieman Journalism Lab, among others.

Afterwards, footage from CCTV's Parking Day last month, in which passersby where asked to weigh in on their feelings towards each of the candidates.

New to regular series programming on Channel 8

Native Voice TV and New England Pride TV each debuted in Cambridge last week.

Native Voice TV seeks to provide a voice for Indigenous people to tell of their struggles and injustices that are often ignored by the mainstream media. Native Voice TV features dress, songs, dances, language, arts and crafts of various individuals, groups and organizations in order to provide an educational and informative program for the Native community and the general public.

Watch each week on Channel 8, Wednesdays at 10pm and Saturdays at 7:30pm.

New England Pride TV features local LGBTQ support, events, and guests interviewed by host Dale LePage. Also on Channel 8, Tuesdays at 10pm and Thursdays at 4pm.