Open Letter To Support Community Media in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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We are writing to all of our friends and allies as community media advocates, community access television practitioners and media justice supporters.  We send this letter to specifically ask you to join us in supporting Quote...Unquote--a 30-year-old Community Access Center that has been serving the Albuquerque community by providing a platform for community members and residents to have access to 21st century digital media making tools. Quote…Unquote has been an avid and committed member of MAG-Net for nearly five years, connecting local producers and non-profit organizations to national coalitions and sharing their locally produced media with members of the network—and now, more than ever, they need our support.

PUBLIC ACCESS TV CHALLENGES CITY TO BE MORE TRANSPARENT Quote…Unquote, Inc. cites New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act

ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO (reposted from Quote Unquote)

On Monday, November 28th two local TV news operations, Channel 4 KOB and Channel 7 KOAT reported that a City employee had unintentionally given out confidential documents related to the procurement process for the public access channels in Albuquerque. The news broadcasts added that this employee has suffered a reprisal from City administrators as a result. Why was this woman put on leave for giving out public information?

The People vs. The City of Albuquerque

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As Public Access TV Stations decline across the country, so does free speech

study conducted by the Buske Group and the Alliance for Communications Democracy shows that over a five year period between 2005-2010, public access television stations across the country have been rapidly eroding. The latest casualty of this trend is New Mexico’s Quote-UnQuote, the non-profit that’s contracted with the City of Albuquerque to provide a platform for free speech for the past 30 years. 

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