The Study | Question Four To All Participants


Provide and discuss recommendations regarding how to effectuate the consolidations of community access operations to ensure that any recommended increase to the remaining community access organizations’ operational and capital budgets is at minimum net neutral to the average funding collected from the applicable franchise area. PURA STUDY | NONPROFIT COMMUNITY ACCESS TELEVISION IN CT | … Continue reading The Study | Question Four To All Participants

The Study | Question Three To All Participants


Provide and discuss recommendations regarding the state-wide consolidation of community access operations, including any benefits or detriments, or both, associated with such recommendations; PURA STUDY | NONPROFIT COMMUNITY ACCESS TELEVISION IN CT | 3rd Question to all participants WPAA-TV’s governance team sees no community benefit to collapsing the corporate areas of Comcast into Comcast-CT. They … Continue reading The Study | Question Three To All Participants

The Study | Question Two To All Participants


Discuss whether any modifications to the operations and funding of companies and organizations responsible for community access programming are needed and, if so, provide detailed descriptions of the suggested modifications. PURA STUDY | NONPROFIT COMMUNITY ACCESS TELEVISION IN CT | 2nd Question to all participants Who are the responsible parties? Actually, since 1995 the State … Continue reading The Study | Question Two To All Participants

The Interogs Have Been Issued Question One


Describe and discuss the current funding structures for both community access organizations’ operational and capital needs, including the similarities and differences in the operations and funding structures of non-profit and for-profit community access provide? PURA STUDY | NONPROFIT COMMUNITY ACCESS TELEVISION IN CT |1st Question to all participants DISCUSSION OF ‘AS IS’ SCENARIO FOR OPERATION … Continue reading The Interogs Have Been Issued Question One

What are we trying to solve? CT Community Media


What are we solving? A financial band-aide on an ineffective, broken system on behalf of the communities we serve is not a solution that serves all stakeholders… more dollars for CAPS does not directly address disparities in capacity, service, representation, competencies, complexity, accountability, or outdated language.

Chuck Sherwood Leadership Award


Honestly, my reaction was “This is the wrong time.” The Chuck Sherwood Leadership Award is not a hyperlocal award… it is about moving the movement forward. I felt, that even with thirty-six years as a volunteer in several citizen media movement roles, I had not yet accomplished enough to win. But, upon hearing the news … Continue reading Chuck Sherwood Leadership Award

SPECIAL ACT 22-23 | The Wrong Study


The Transformation of SB278 into SA 22-23 | A Study Special Act 22-23 authorizes a community media study. The study proposal first appeared as a full replacement amendment1 of Senate Bill 2782 on the last day3 of a robust 2022 Connecticut Legislative Session. The amendment substitutes immediate action, modifying regulations, with a study. A study can … Continue reading SPECIAL ACT 22-23 | The Wrong Study