Category Archives: Iowans for Better Local TV

How To Get Your Own Radio Show

How To Get Your Own Radio Show BFIA posts today about recent developments in media.  First, we would like to acknowledge the 5th anniversary of IBLTV's (Iowans for Better Local Television)  filing of a Petition to Deny License Renewal of … Continue reading

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The Progressive Iowa Network Organizing Summit

The Progressive Iowa NetworkOrganizing Summit Saturday, June 9, 2007 Iowa City Public Library123 S. Linn St.Iowa City, IA 52240 9 AM – 3PMAgenda:1.    Welcome2.    Introductions3.    Why a Progressive Network is important for Iowa4.    Democracy for America – Support for Iowa’s … Continue reading

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Establishing our Progressive Iowa Network (PIN) – Update

Establishing our Progressive Iowa Network (PIN) – Update By Caroline VernonThis Saturday, June 9th, progressive leaders, legislators and activists from various organizations across Iowa will come together for the first DFA-Iowa Networking Summit. We will be gathering at the Iowa … Continue reading

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Establishing Our Progressive Iowa Network (PIN) – Mark the Date!

Establishing our Progressive Iowa Network (PIN) – Mark the Date! By Caroline Vernon On Saturday, June 9th, progressive leaders, activists and legislators from across the state will converge on Iowa City for our first 2007 Democracy for Iowa Organizing Summit.  We … Continue reading

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Help Fight Public Help for Cable TV Companies

By Mike Brau As you may have read, the Iowa Senate recently passed SF 544 which would change how communities franchise cable TV providers.  Under the proposed law new entrants, specifically Qwest, would be given an opportunity to by-pass the … Continue reading

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This Week in Media

 It is a Movement By Steve Macek & Mitchell Szczepanczyk, Zmag.org “The media business,” they used to say, “was a license to print money,” wrote the TV trade journal Broadcasting and Cable in 2001. As media mogul Barry Diller put … Continue reading

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This Week in Media

 This Week in Media The biggest news this week was all but ignored by the media.  The grassroots group Iowans for Better Local TV filed a formal Petition to Deny with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), challenging the renewal of … Continue reading

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Group Delivers Petition To Deny the Broadcast License of KGAN Channel 2

 Iowans for Better Local Television to hold broadcaster to a higher standard of service Iowans for Better Local Television (IBLTV) are gathering at the offices of KGAN-TV to deliver a copy of their Petition to Deny the License Renewal to … Continue reading

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Iowans for Better Local TV: The Time To Act Is Now

  Iowans for Better Local TV:  The Time To Act Is Now IBLTV.Org Iowans for Better Local Television, Iowa's grassroots media reform group, is now leading an effort to ask the FCC to hold a hearing to review whether Iowans … Continue reading

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How Things Work in Washington

 How Things Work in Washington Consortium News It is sadly ironic that Bob Woodward, who in his early career was a role model for investigative journalists, appears now to have been corrupted by power and Washington politics.  By Robert Parry  In … Continue reading

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