• Comcast Undermining PEG in Vermont

    June 4, 2009

    With its most recent demonstration of “Comcastic” behavior, the cable giant is competing for yet another medal in the Sneaky Olympics. So in addition to having paid people to fill the seats at public FCC hearings on the future of the Internet last year, Comcast can now add slanted polling practices to its record.

  • Local Radio Goes to Washington

    April 30, 2009

    Last Thursday, Washington got a visit -- not from the usual suspects of the telecommunications giants or the commercial broadcasting lobby – but from individuals and organizations working to improve the information and culture in their communities and striving for social justice.

  • Musicians Want the Airwaves Back

    March 17, 2009

    Passing the Local Community Radio Act will be like opening your windows on that first day of spring after a really long winter. We've been listening to the same stale, recycled music since the mid-90s. Who's particularly thrilled about the bill's potential? Musicians.

  • Give Local TV an Equal Footing

    March 11, 2009

    Companies like Comcast and AT&T have been discriminating against PEG channels, which are some of the only avenues available to everyday folks who want to try their hand at producing video programming. Now, the FCC is inviting the public to weigh in.