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Ahead of Mega Merger, MNN and BRIC Highlight Value of Community Access Organizations

Community Media, Media Policy By Linda Romano

Leaders of the City’s largest community media organizations urged New York State officials to ensure that vital local media education and technology services are preserved and strengthened as part of the proposed mega merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable.

In an editorial published by the New York Daily News, BRIC President Leslie Schultz and MNN President & CEO Dan Coughlin called on state officials to “hold the newly merged companies accountable to the needs of New Yorkers and ensure their newfound market power will not cause them to forget the spirit and letter of their commitments to New Yorkers.”

In the Empire State, Time Warner Cable serves more than 50 percent of the state’s cable TV households, including 65 percent of homes in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island.

 “We are the home of new music, local dance companies, poets and dreamers,” wrote MNN’s Coughlin and BRIC’s Schultz. “We connect the sick with special services, offer advice to those with legal problems...

Coming Up: Fall Quarter Series Deadlines

Media Policy, News and Views By Lee Walker Helland

MNN is preparing for the Fall 2014 Quarter, which runs from September 21 through December 20. A form containing information about your show will
soon be sent to the mailing address we have on file for you.

What you need to know about this form:

  • If you don't need to make changes to your show, then you do not have to send the form back.

MNN is closed on Friday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day

Media Policy, News and Views By Lee Walker Helland

Hi, MNN producers!

Please note that MNN will be closed on Friday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Due to this closure, all programs for Monday, July 7 are due to the Tape Library or must be uploaded by Thursday, July 3 at 8:00 pm.

Thank you and enjoy the holiday weekend!