As a corporate entity Wallingford Public Access, Inc. is dedicated to providing all manner of support for the creation and distribution of noncommercial community media. However noncommercial doesn’t mean there is a black-out on the use of ‘Community TV’ resources by business. The no-can-do is literally no commercials: Video with calls to action for sales … Continue reading Community Collaboration: Includes Business
Does every idea need to be nurtured? Does every cause need brick & mortar? Does every suffering need a solution without regard for duration of effect? Can outcomes be made better even within compromise? Is engagement of diverse voices beneficial? How do you define diversity? No. No. No. Yes.Yes. Age, gender, economics, culture, ability, experience. … Continue reading Community Collabortation
Emotion … flows freely when it comes from a real place, real experiences. This summer we attempted to focus on making Documentaries; in particular, the story of Community Access in Wallingford. There was some 30 years, a few conflicts, some literal community building and questions about archival content ownership. Much more to do but this … Continue reading Tell stories that you believe in, not stories that you think the world wants
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
Good Enough To Share is probably one of the most valuable local programs because our viewership, your neighbors ask us to share content they think is important to know or experience. This weekend we will be blessed by the efforts of Brattleboro Community TV who had captured the 13th Annual Collegiate A Capella Concert held … Continue reading Good Enough To Share: Active Viewers
Expand youth program to all year with community service, interns, media clubs and more. Expand use of facility for non-television uses including arts programs: Support up to four organizations or events Expand part-time employment opportunities to individuals between age 16 and 35 Improve quality of content produced locally with producer engagement in media as well … Continue reading 2015 Goals Report; Or last Year’s Resolutions and Outcomes: B I N G O
Preparations for this event have been consuming because everyone involved with WPAA-TV wants the public to understand the resources are available to them.
WPAA-TV is an approved volunteer service site for the Wallingford School System and has supported college independent studies. Maybe it is time to discover what WPAA-TV is all about.