PATV

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PATVPublic Access Television
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The strongest reactions came from American respondents, whose public access television has traditionally been associated with notions of public participation, community reflection, and democratic practices (Linder, 1999).
Public access television continued to be operated by Metrovision until 1997 when interest waned and it was almost disbanded.
One of the few remaining outlets for such thought-provoking programming, and the outlet that is most accessible to the public, is public access television, where the lack of commercials protects the content from advertisers' desire to mold programs to fit their ads.
It means that the self-styled "abortion war correspondents," who photograph patients and staff members outside of abortion clinics so that the images can be placed online and on public access television by the Christian Gallery News Service (which also operates the notorious "Nuremberg Files" Web site with its list of abortion providers), are journalists.
(Reporter Tom Parkinson won honorable mention for his feature story on public access television.)
The lecture was taped by VSH member William Harris, MD, for broadcast on Hawaiian public access television.
I REMEMBER a few years ago when TV types were getting very excited about Public Access Television.
Thousands of Vermonters attended hearings at the Capitol and at various sites throughout the state through interactive public access television. Citizens attended town meetings and held a straw vote on the issue--with most towns opposing same-sex marriages and domestic partnership benefits.
Peconic Estuary Program public education activities organized by Marriner-Smith include: the local public access television program The Bay Show, an Adopt-A-Sign campaign with the local business community and a series of public service announcements.
A new system should include more national networks, local stations, fully utilized and subsidized public access television, and independent community radio stations.
Local media, including the public access television station and the alternative weekly, will use the "wire" to inform the public and to link local and neighborhood civic efforts with larger regional projects, and university journalism students will develop in-depth stories about neighborhood issues.
Mr Steyger said:"Video Nations came out of the need to create public access television, but not one like the dross which you get in the US.
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