“What is Community Media?” 4-part video series

October 17th, 2007

WHAT IS COMMUNITY MEDIA? is a 4-part video series from the first Community Media Summit in Chicago on June 15, 2007. Produced by See3 Communications in Cooperation with The Benton Foundation, CAN TV, Chicago Community Trust and Community Media Workshop

“What role can community media play
in community life?”
Watch Parts 2 through 4 below.Videos are also available for download at DoGooderTV

Special thanks to Kelly Luchtman and her crew.Interviews (in order of appearance) in the series include: Alyce Myatt, Managing Director – Grantmakers in Film & Electronic Media; Laurie Cirivello, Executive Director – Grand Rapids Community Media Center; Silvia Rivera, General Manager – Radio Arte WRTE FM; Tania Unzuerta, Managing Producer – Radio Arte WRTE FM; Richard Somerset-Ward, Media Consultant; Catherine Settanni, Digital Inclusion Task Force; Scot Rouke, President – One Community; Jerry Wareham, President & CEO – WVIZ/PBS & 90.3 WCPN ideastream; Julia Stasch, Vice President, Human & Community Development – The MacArthur Foundation; Alexandra Close, Executive Director – New America Media;Links:Alyce Myatt, Grantmakers in Film & Electronic Media
http://www.gfem.org/joomla/Laurie Cirivello, Grand Rapids Community Media Center

Silvia Rivera & Tania Unzuerta, WRTE Radio Arte

Catherine Settanni, Digital Inclusion Task Force

Scot Rourke, OneCommunity

Jerry Wareham, WVIZ/PBS ideastream
http://www.wviz.org/ & http://www.ideastream.org/

Julia Stasch, The MacArthur Foundation

Alexandra Close, New America Media

Footage and photos courtesy of: BeyondMedia, Community Media Center, Community Media Workshop, ideastream, New America Media, OneCommunity, Radio Arte, Video Machete, Web 2.0 … The Web is Using Us, www.lewisflyer.com, and www.photohome.com.

Watch more videos below

“Collaboration is key to effective community media

Part THREE“Access to broadband will affect community media”

PART FOUR“Weaving diverse voices through community media”

More infomration can also be found at the Benton Foundation website at www.benton.org

Community Media Workshop
at Columbia College
600 S. Michigan Ave.
tel: 312-369-6400
fax: 312-369-6404

Community Media and You is produced in partnership with CAN TV and can be seen Saturdays at 8pm on cable channel CAN TV21 in Chicago.”

CAN TV provides coverage of events relevant to the local community and gives every Chicagoan a voice on cable television by providing video training, facilities, equipment, and channel time for Chicago residents and nonprofit groups. Cable channels CAN TV19, 21, 27, 35 and 42 reach more than one million cable viewers in Chicago.

    Community Media Workshop
    Connecting the community with media, the Workshop promotes news that matters... through coaching and training that reaches about 2,000 nonprofit communicators a year.