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FCC 05-311 Fact Sheet – VAN

FCC 05-311 Fact Sheet – VAN

Halleck v. Manhattan Community Access Corporation;  2nd Circuit Feb 2018

Halleck v. Manhattan Community Access Corporation; 2nd Circuit Feb 2018

FOR READING ONLY:  The WESTLAW reprint of the holdings of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit New York City in the case of Dee Dee Halleck and Jesus Papoleto Melendez, community producers, in which Manhattan Community Access Corporation, d/b/a Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) suspended the plaintiffs from using MNN’s facilities for what MNN interpreted […]

MNN v. Halleck, Papoleto Melendez: ACM Amicus Brief

MNN v. Halleck, Papoleto Melendez: ACM Amicus Brief

This is the Amici Curiae Brief filed by the Alliance for Community Media (ACM), the Alliance for Communications Democracy (ACD) and the National Association of Telecommunication Officers and Advisors (NCTA) in Case No. 17-1702 of the United States Supreme Court, Manhattan Community Access Corporation (d/b/a Manhattan Neighborhood Network, MNN) v. DeeDee Halleck and Jesus Papoleto […]

NY Law Journal: Public Forum Doctrine Extends to Public Access

NY Law Journal: Public Forum Doctrine Extends to Public Access

FOR READING ONLY:  This is the March 27, 2018 New York Law Journal’s analysis of the Second Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals February 9, 2018 holding for the plaintiff, Dee Dee Halleck, community producer, that she was wrongly suspended from using Manhattan Neighborhood Network’s (MNN) facilities.  The Court found that MNN was a […]

US Supreme Court Decision in MNN v Halleck

US Supreme Court Decision in MNN v Halleck

This is the opinion of the US Supreme Court in which the majority opinion, written by Justice Brett Kavanaugh, with dissenting opinion by Justice Sotomayor, joined by Justices Ginsburg, Breyer and Kagan, ruled against public access producer Halleck, stating that “being regulated by the State does not make one a state actor.”  The question was […]

Vermont Access Network in FCC 05-311

Vermont Access Network in FCC 05-311

VT Department of Public Service filing in FCC 05-311

VT Department of Public Service filing in FCC 05-311

VT Public Utility Commission filing in FCC 05-311

VT Public Utility Commission filing in FCC 05-311

1970 Rand Study on Public Access

1970 Rand Study on Public Access

1973 Rand Report on Public Access

1973 Rand Report on Public Access

6th Circuit Decision against ACM et al

6th Circuit Decision against ACM et al

ACM 2011 PEG Access Harms Study

ACM 2011 PEG Access Harms Study

ACM’s Comments in FCC MB Docket 05-311

ACM’s Comments in FCC MB Docket 05-311

This is the joint filing of the ACD, ACM, Cities of Bowie MD, Eugene OR, Palo Alto CA and Portland ME. This FCC Docket threatens to reduce PEG Access funding by changing the way certain in-kind services would be valued and then accounted against the franchise fee.

BCTV FCC EPG Docket Reply Comments, August 2013

BCTV FCC EPG Docket Reply Comments, August 2013

Cable Act Preservation Alliance, ACD, ACM comments in FCC 05-311

Cable Act Preservation Alliance, ACD, ACM comments in FCC 05-311

CAPA, ACD, ACM reply comments in FCC 05-311

CAPA, ACD, ACM reply comments in FCC 05-311

CCTV-Ch17 FCC EPG Docket Reply Comments, August 2013

CCTV-Ch17 FCC EPG Docket Reply Comments, August 2013

Columbia Journalism Review Critique of the FCC’s Information Needs

Columbia Journalism Review Critique of the FCC’s Information Needs

Congreessional Research Service 2008 Report to Congress on PEG Access

Congreessional Research Service 2008 Report to Congress on PEG Access

District Court Eastern Michigan, Dearborn v Comcast

District Court Eastern Michigan, Dearborn v Comcast

FCC’s The Information Needs of Communities

FCC’s The Information Needs of Communities

Full Spectrum Community Media

Full Spectrum Community Media

GNAT-TV FCC EPG Docket Reply Comments, August 2013

GNAT-TV FCC EPG Docket Reply Comments, August 2013

Internet & Television Association (NCTA) in FCC 05-311

Internet & Television Association (NCTA) in FCC 05-311

MCTV FCC EPG Docket Reply Comments, August 2013

MCTV FCC EPG Docket Reply Comments, August 2013

PEG Filings in Docket No. 05-311

PEG Filings in Docket No. 05-311

These are the links to the FCC website where you’ll find the filings of PEG Access organizations, municipalities and allies in the FCC’s Media Bureau’s Docket No. 05-311, which will threaten to eliminate local franchising and how cable operators’ in-kind PEG services are accounted for purposes of calculating PEG revenues.

Representatives Welch & Pingree (ME) in FCC 05-311

Representatives Welch & Pingree (ME) in FCC 05-311

RETN FCC EPG Docket Reply Comments – August, 2013

RETN FCC EPG Docket Reply Comments – August, 2013

Rights-of-Way Rationale, NATOA Petition

Rights-of-Way Rationale, NATOA Petition

Senators Leahy, Sanders, Markey, et al. in FCC 05-311

Senators Leahy, Sanders, Markey, et al. in FCC 05-311

The Information Needs of Communities – ACM Summary

The Information Needs of Communities – ACM Summary

VAN AMO Map

VAN AMO Map

VAN Info Sheet – Feb 2019

VAN Info Sheet – Feb 2019

VAN’s FCC EPG Docket Reply Comments, August 2013

VAN’s FCC EPG Docket Reply Comments, August 2013