Enabling informed Free Speech and transparency in government.
This Public Affairs page is furtherance of our commitment to make content produced ‘by’ or ‘for’ government available to the community.
Does WPAA-TV do Public Affairs programming? Yes, conditionally. Certain community initiatives whose representatives agree to use our tools & stage resources like a civic group or nonprofit user are eligible for support. These initiatives have playlists on WPAA-TV You Tube Channel.
Wallingford350 – Committee planning 350th B’day celebration of the town
How does Public Affairs programming done by Government differ from Public Access Media? Most simply, it is the level of citizen involvement in the content, dynamics and production. To illustrate here are links to two local stories supported by both the Government and Public resources in Wallingford.
WORKCAMP Mission Wallingford 2018
COLLABORATORY OPENS AT LIBRARY
Public Meetings, News and Public Affairs content produced 'by' government or 'for' government in Wallingford as approved by the Office of the Mayor is distributed on the Government TV Channel.
WGTV Wallingford Government TV
Click HERE. Related timely posts in social media can be followed here
Gavel-to-gavel town meeting coverage is recorded for future cablecast by employees of the Town of Wallingford. Meetings can be viewed per a published program schedule on WGTV Comcast Channel 20 and Frontier 6093. The program schedule is available on the town website: here. For more information about this content call (203) 294-2199 or write firstname.lastname@example.org
WPS-TV Wallingford Board of Education (BOE)
Wallingford Schools (WPS Channel 19 and Frontier 6092) Includes BOE Meetings held in the Town Council Chambers. WGTV provides production resource support for certain meetings.
Other State & National Government Access TV is redistributed on WPAA-TV Comcast Channel 18 and Frontier 6091 sourced from the following Internet or Online Channels. Primary sources are listed below.
- CTN Capitol Report State of CT Weekly Summary was discontinued Oct 9, 2017 Other CTN content is requested occasionally for local redistribution
- Senator Richard Blumenthal
- Senator Chris Murphy
- Rep. Rosa DeLauro
- White House
- US Government
This 2016 outburst by the Mayor happened during a discussion about the town putting its content on the Internet. It is not 1993! Even then, this would have been outrageous!