S. 2277, An Act to Support Community Access Television

BOSTON – Community Media Channels in Massachusetts are one step closer to reaching parity with other cable offerings today after the Senate voted in favor of S. 2577, An Act to Support Community Access Television. Sponsored by Sen. John Keenan, the bill provides local cable channels the ability to broadcast in high-definition and have individual shows and offerings listed on program guides. The bill is supported by MassAccess, a membership-based advocacy group representative of community media organizations in Massachusetts. “We are grateful to the Senate for moving this legislation forward that will help preserve and protect our local cable...

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Arlington High School Graduation Ceremony 2018 LIVE

Arlington High School Graduation will be held on Saturday, June 2nd at 3:00pm on Peirce Field at Arlington High School. ACMi will broadcast the coverage LIVE on our Education Channel at 3pm as the ceremony begins, as well as on YouTube in the embed below: Watch the ceremony on ACMi’s Education Channel: 13 (RCN), 9 (Comcast), and 24 (Verizon). Replays will appear on those same channels shortly after the event. Watch online: http://acmi.tv/edulive/ For complete channel information and additional viewing times please visit the schedule page each Thursday in the Arlington Advocate and check out website:...

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Memorial Day Ceremony LIVE

Arlington’s Memorial Day Ceremony will be conducted on May 28th, 2018 in the auditorium of the Town Hall. ACMi will broadcast the coverage LIVE on our Public Channel at 9:30 as the ceremony begins. The The Town Hall will officially be open to the public at 09:00. The keynote speaker for this year’s ceremony will be Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel Michael Strobl. Lt. Col Strobl escorted a fallen Marine to his hometown in Wyoming for his internment. Based on his military journal, HBO Films created the blockbuster movie “Taking Chance”. Watch the ceremony on ACMI’s Public Channel: 3 (RCN),...

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Podcasting 101

From Serial to Dear Sugar to Fresh Air, podcasts are increasingly popular. This three-part series will help you create your own podcast, be it storytelling, interviews, or other creative format. We will explore different types of podcasts (and discuss our favorites), how to pick a theme, and what makes a successful show. Then we’ll focus on technology and production, and learn how to use a free software program that lets you record and edit like a pro. Finally we’ll learn about how to “host” our podcast on a platform such as iTunes or Soundcloud, as well as how to...

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