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Alternative Channel

September 21, 2007
The Alternative Channel is an independent television-over-internet news channel webcasting high quality documentary and public affairs videos created by citizen journalists guided and assisted by a professional news team. We support all major web-fed platforms. We will be streaming content, and we will be offering video on demand.
Alternative Channel
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Philly PEG Progress Proves Persistanse Pays!

September 19, 2007
Public access comes to Philadelphia
This is a picture of Inja Coates who has lead the fight for public access in Philadelphia, the last major US city to have PEG (public, educational and government) access.

Index to Earlier Posts

September 18, 2007
Molo Songololo,
-- a unique children's magazine in South Africa
Alfonso Gumucio Dagron
--on the Difference Between Journalism and Communication
Radio Rootz
-- youth radio project in Louisiana
Native Hip Hop

APC launches new book on WSIS

September 13, 2007
Time for lessons learned.
Developing Countries and Civil Society: Time for lessons learned MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay -- The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) has been roundly criticised in the past and this new study from APC concludes that the summit “is not the best starting point for new action.” So, what is the point of looking at how developing country delegations and civil society fared at the summit?

Mexico Approves Media Reform Bill

September 13, 2007
Super Barrio lobbies for freedom of information.
The Mexican Congress, today (September 12, 2007) approved a bill that requires broadcasters to provide up to 48 minutes a day freely to political parties for the purposes of

Plans for an African Satellite News Service

September 12, 2007
The service will tap into the growing mobile phone market.
This is from a press release circulated in Africa to announce a new satellite service. Chris Cramer, former head of international channels for CNN, will take a leading role in the launch of the multimedia, all news pan-African channel, A24. The respected global media executive, who promoted coverage of Africa across CNN¹s programmes and channels, will become non-executive chairman of A24's Editorial Advisory Board once the channel gets start-up funding. .

Nollywood: Nigerian filmmaking

September 10, 2007
The industry has created many jobs.
From Ethan Zuckerman's blog June 6, 2007 Turning the camera on Nollywood Franco Sacchi, an Italian filmmaker living in Boston, has just produced a remarkable film

Graffitti in Santa Fe, New Mexico

September 10, 2007
Street art with Mayan roots.

Mexican Student Station Under Threat

September 9, 2007
Threats are denounced by the faculty.
Ké Huelga, the original station of the UNAM student strike in Mexico City are reporting government threats to close their station.See:

Rasa FM: Periphery Voices

September 4, 2007
Molefi speaks about Rasa FM.