public-access television

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pub′lic-ac`cess tel′evision

1. a noncommercial system of broadcasting on television channels made available to independent or community groups.
2. one or more channels on cable television that by law are reserved for noncommercial broadcasting by members of the public.
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That's one thing that's nice about community access television.
Sessions were devoted to government networking, legal and policy issues, and building on the experience of community access television specialists.
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Also supporting the Festival are Contributing Sponsors Action Printing, ArtsErie, Connoisseur Media, Erie Community Foundation, Erie Times News, Gannon University, Mercyhurst University, Northwest Savings Bank, Pennsylvania Humanities Council, Printing Concepts, Ron Foth Advertising, WQLN Radio, and Sustaining Sponsors Community Access Television, Erie Reader, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Jazz Erie, JAZZ FM, Otto Imig Fund of the Erie Community Foundation, Penn State Erie--The Behrend College, and New Music USA.
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This legislation would slash revenues to communities and could end community access television as we know it," said Dearborn Mayor Michael Guido, whose city is a member of PROTEC.

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