“Alliance for Community Media”


MEDIA CENTER TO CELEBRATE AWARD & VOLUNTEERS

Anish Blon - September 10, 2011

The Midpeninsula Community Media Center is hosting a party on Sunday, September 25, 2011 from 1-5 pm to celebrate the national award the Center recently received from the Alliance for Community Media (ACM). The Media Center is number one among 3,000 community media and public access facilities nationwide.  The Media Center was awarded the prestigious Read More…

2010 Accomplishments Aplenty

Anish Blon - April 6, 2011

We decided to enter the national Hometown Video Festival in the “Overall Excellence” category. The award, from the Alliance for Community Media, goes to the media center that exemplified the best practices in the previous year and served their community best. We have to answer three questions in 250 words (each) or less, which is Read More…

The Bigger Picture: Expanding the Outreach of Grassroots Media By Offering More Platforms

Anish Blon - February 10, 2011

The Open Technology Initiative develops policy and recommends regulations that support open architectures and open source resources for communications networks.  On February 9, OTI released its study: “Full Spectrum Community Media: Expanding Public Access to Communications Infrastructure” and has invited comment from a variety of experts.  One of these experts is the Alliance for Community Media’s own Read More…

Interviews re: Media Center “best practices”

Anish Blon - December 15, 2009

The Surdna Foundation awarded a grant to the Alliance for Community Media for “capacity-building” and disseminating “best practices.” Elliot Margolies, of the Midpeninsula Community Media Center, was hired to conduct interviews with some innovative leaders working at community media centers and put the audio clips on a blog site called “Community Media 2.0.” The latest Read More…