Manhattan's Public Access Television Station

September 2007


By Manhattan Neighborhood Network
Fall 2007The Fall 2007 Special Edition of The Timecode Times is here—and in living color! Check out MNN's brand new logo on Page One and read about how our Programming Department worked to create MNN's new look and on-air identity. Also, check out what our staff has to say about what's going on in and around Manhattan Neighborhood Network.

Produced by MNN’s Production & Education Department, The Timecode Times is written solely and completely by MNN staff members to inform both the MNN community and the community-at-large about the ins and outs of Manhattan Neighborhood Network.

Learn more about Manhattan Neighborhood Network and the people who make it the great community media center that it is. Pick up your copy of The Timecode Times throughout the MNN facility or download it now.

Timecode Times-Fall 2007

By Manhattan Neighborhood Network


Check out MNN's new look! Read all about it on Page One.

Department Updates

Learn what's happening inside the many departments at MNN. Updates from Production & Education, External Affairs, Youth Channel, Community Outreach & Media, IT, and Engineering.

Say What?! (NEW)

Read what one of our outspoken staffers has to say about the current state of media.

Producer Profiles

See MNN's diversity of personalities and programming—get to know two of our most active producers. Featured this issue are Nori Jung (Norivision) and Fernando Almestica & Rosa Marrero (Diamante).

Staff Profile

Meet Master Control Operator, Jeannette Santiago. Share in some of her history as one of MNN's long-standing employees.

In Tribute

Sadly, we say goodbye to many of our most active and beloved producers.

Tech Tips

Want to know the difference between the Sony PD-150 and PD-170 camcorders? Read Page 12 and find out.

Comings & Goings

Keep tabs on who's who. Check out our staff updates.

Site Maintenance 9/14/07

By Manhattan Neighborhood Network

Friday evening after 10pm, MNN's web server will be undergoing maintenance. If you experience loss of service, it is due to updates going on behind the scenes. The site will be back up and running by Saturday morning, September 15th. Thank you for your patience, and check back on Saturday, you'll like what you see!

-IT Department

Video on Gentrification in East Harlem Screens September 19th at MNN

By Manhattan Neighborhood Network

On Wednesday, September 19th, Hope Community, Inc. in partnership with Manhattan Neighborhood Network will screen "East Harlem Focus: A Community Facing Transition." The 6:00 pm screening at MNN Studios, 537 West 59th Street, will be followed by a public discussion on gentrification and displacement in East Harlem.

Produced by the Hope Community’s community programs department, “East Harlem Focus” is the culmination of a 12-month, community-based research project that documented a neighborhood threatened by rapid and transformative change.

The research team interviewed with over 30 neighborhood residents to capture their observations, opinions, and feelings about East Harlem. The team also drew from a wide range of sources — including the U.S. census, records from three city agencies, and private data on real estate sales — to describe and analyze demographic trends and flows of investment in local real estate.

“The goals of the research project were to identify and explain changing forces, highlight concerns of local residents, and propose practical courses of action for positive future development,” explained Hope’s Executive Director,...