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Kill Your Antennanew

The DTV transition doesn't affect you. And we shouldn't be doing it anyway -- we should get all the spectrum back from the TV companies and use it to extend internet access to everyone.
Portland Phoenix  |  Jeff Inglis  |  01-14-2009  |  Media

Millions of Americans Remain Confused and Misinformed About Coming Digital-TV Transitionnew

On February 17, 2009, the United States launches an ambitious digital-TV transition, requiring all full-power broadcast stations to scrap their analog transmissions in favor of digital-only signals. Yet surveys indicate that the American populace is thoroughly confused about the change.
San Antonio Current  |  Gilbert Garcia  |  05-21-2008  |  TV

The NYC Cable Monopolynew

In most of the city your alternatives for cable are most likely Time Warner or ... Time Warner. If you live in the Bronx or eastern Brooklyn, Cablevision's got you covered. Either way, you're kinda screwed.
New York Press  |  Becca Tucker  |  09-06-2007  |  Media

400 Channels and Nothing For Us?

Public access TV and a lot more is at stake if big telcos have their way with local cable laws.
INDY Week  |  Fiona Morgan  |  03-09-2006  |  Media

Frost Previews Best and Worst Summer TV Comedies

If comedy on TV is dying, it’s because of life-sucking yuk vacuums like "Come to Papa," the Peacock network’s lone scripted offering in a deceptively-marketed New! Summer! Season! full of the usual cheap-o reality programming.
Salt Lake City Weekly  |  Bill Frost  |  08-07-2004  |  TV

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