I get asked, “What kind of content gets shown on Community TV?” The answer is “Whatever walks in the door.” So, what does walk in the door? People walk in. And truth be told, it is always people with agendas. Fortunately, agendas are as diverse as our community. Sometimes they come with a DVD or … Continue reading What shows are on Community TV?
As I reflect on my year with WPAA-TV, I open a large manila envelope that contains review comments about the 2016 Video Festival Reel which was edited to represent what made 2016 different during our year together. The reel was submitted with this description of 2016. We hope you enjoy your video visit to wpaa.tv … Continue reading Scoring low on Diversity bothers me …
We had a goal to make this TV station more inclusive, timely and relevant while still being whatever walks in the door. 2015 was all of that and more. If you have yet to watch here is some of what you might find, locally produced.
We are a society of insulated subcultures. The role of money & media in elections helps establish why alternative media is needed. How do you find trusted sources of news? Do you follow one silo of opinions/editorials/commentary? Are you old enough to remember how radio or TV 1st influenced you, your ideas and opinions? Where … Continue reading a society of insulated subcultures
Freeman P Quinn, 1st is the Free Speech Ambassador of WPAA-TV and Community Media Center. The slogan “Be Freeman” means to become digitally literate and be open to the opinion of others, not to adopt or follow, but to adjust your own knowing. The tag #AnyoneCanBeFreeman suggests that anyone can be an ambassador of informed free … Continue reading Who is Freeman P Quinn, 1st
During Black History Month, WPAA-TV played a locally produced documentary film No Barriers Too High about Marcus McCraven, a remarkable story of achievement, excellence and accomplishment against enormous odds. It is also a contemporary story about a life lived which exemplifies the value of education and informs, by example, about experience of race in America — that No Barrier … Continue reading Diversity: WPAA-TV Content